Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology

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pXO1-and pXO2-like Plasmids in Bacillus cereus and B. thuringiensis

Seyed Hossein Shahcheraghi 1 , * and Jamshid Ayatollahi 1
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1 Infectious and Tropical Diseases Research Center, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, , Yazd, IR Iran
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  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: December 01, 2013, 6 (10); e8482
  • Published Online: December 1, 2013
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: October 8, 2012
  • Revised: April 25, 2013
  • Accepted: April 28, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.8482

To Cite: Shahcheraghi S H, Ayatollahi J. pXO1-and pXO2-like Plasmids in Bacillus cereus and B. thuringiensis, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2013 ; 6(10):e8482. doi: 10.5812/jjm.8482.

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