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Higher plant glycosyltransferases. / Ross, Joe; Li, Yi; Lim, Eng-Kiat; Bowles, Dianna J.

In: Genome biology, Vol. 2, No. 2, 3004.1, 2001, p. -.

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Ross, J, Li, Y, Lim, E-K & Bowles, DJ 2001, 'Higher plant glycosyltransferases', Genome biology, vol. 2, no. 2, 3004.1, pp. -.

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Ross, J., Li, Y., Lim, E-K., & Bowles, D. J. (2001). Higher plant glycosyltransferases. Genome biology, 2(2), -. [3004.1].

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Ross J, Li Y, Lim E-K, Bowles DJ. Higher plant glycosyltransferases. Genome biology. 2001;2(2):-. 3004.1.

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Ross, Joe ; Li, Yi ; Lim, Eng-Kiat ; Bowles, Dianna J. / Higher plant glycosyltransferases. In: Genome biology. 2001 ; Vol. 2, No. 2. pp. -.

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