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Bacteriocins, Biology, Ecology, and Evolution
Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)
  • Margaret Riley, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Abstract
The bacteriocin family is the most abundant and diverse group of bacterial defenses. Key information about their evolutionary history and ecological role is emerging from molecular evolutionary studies. The more we learn about this fascinating family of toxins, the greater seems their potential to solve human health and agriculture challenges.
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2009
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Margaret Riley. "Bacteriocins, Biology, Ecology, and Evolution" Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/margaret_riley/6/