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Correction: The Light-Driven Proton Pump Proteorhodopsin Enhances Bacterial Survival during Tough Times

  • Edward F. DeLong,
  • Oded Béjà

Correction: The Light-Driven Proton Pump Proteorhodopsin Enhances Bacterial Survival during Tough Times

  • Edward F. DeLong, 
  • Oded Béjà

A number of references and their citations were numbered incorrectly. The corrected reference list is below, and each paragraph is marked with the correct reference citations. The authors wish to apologize for any inconvenience to readers.

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