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Escherichia coli Lactose Operon

  1. Agnes Ullmann

Published Online: 15 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0000849.pub2

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Ullmann, A. 2009. Escherichia coli Lactose Operon. eLS. .

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  1. Pasteur Institute, Paris, France

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  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2009

Further Reading

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