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Histidine utilization by the unicellular alga Dunaliella tertiolecta

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Histidine utilization by the unicellular alga Dunaliella tertiolecta. / Hellio, Claire; Le Gal, Y.

In: Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, Vol. 119, No. 3, 1998, p. 753-758.

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Hellio, C & Le Gal, Y 1998, 'Histidine utilization by the unicellular alga Dunaliella tertiolecta', Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, vol. 119, no. 3, pp. 753-758. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1095-6433(98)01011-3

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Hellio, C., & Le Gal, Y. (1998). Histidine utilization by the unicellular alga Dunaliella tertiolecta. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 119(3), 753-758. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1095-6433(98)01011-3

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Hellio C, Le Gal Y. Histidine utilization by the unicellular alga Dunaliella tertiolecta. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology. 1998;119(3):753-758. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1095-6433(98)01011-3

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Hellio, Claire ; Le Gal, Y. / Histidine utilization by the unicellular alga Dunaliella tertiolecta. In: Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology. 1998 ; Vol. 119, No. 3. pp. 753-758.

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