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Vol. 21, No. 1-2, 2011
Issue release date: January 2012
Section title: Paper
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J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol 2011;21:8–19

What Limits the Efficiency of Double-Strand Break-Dependent Stress-Induced Mutation in Escherichia coli

Shee C. · Ponder R. · Gibson J.L. · Rosenberg S.M.
Departments of Molecular and Human Genetics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Molecular Virology and Microbiology, and Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex., USA
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Susan M. Rosenberg

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