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Edited by Pierre Cornelis, Microbial Interactions, VIB Department of Structural Biology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 75/119 (Microbiology)

Online ISSN: 2045-8827

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