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Small regions of preferential codon usage and their effect on overall codon bias: the case of the plp gene

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Small regions of preferential codon usage and their effect on overall codon bias : the case of the plp gene. / Gatherer, Derek; McEwan, Neil R.

In: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology International, Vol. 43, No. 1, 09.1997, p. 107-114.

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Gatherer, D & McEwan, NR 1997, 'Small regions of preferential codon usage and their effect on overall codon bias: the case of the plp gene', Biochemistry and Molecular Biology International, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 107-114.

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Gatherer, D., & McEwan, N. R. (1997). Small regions of preferential codon usage and their effect on overall codon bias: the case of the plp gene. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology International, 43(1), 107-114.

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Gatherer D, McEwan NR. Small regions of preferential codon usage and their effect on overall codon bias: the case of the plp gene. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology International. 1997 Sep;43(1):107-114.

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Gatherer, Derek ; McEwan, Neil R. / Small regions of preferential codon usage and their effect on overall codon bias : the case of the plp gene. In: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology International. 1997 ; Vol. 43, No. 1. pp. 107-114.

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