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Characterization of a tenacious adherence regulator in Streptococcus mutans UA130 and its effect on glucosyltransferase-S expression in an adherence-deficient mutant






Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology 100: 72

Characterization of a tenacious adherence regulator in Streptococcus mutans UA130 and its effect on glucosyltransferase-S expression in an adherence-deficient mutant



Accession: 034559880



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