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Citation: The PLOS ONE Editors (2014) Retraction: Biodegradation of the Allelopathic Chemical m-Tyrosine by Bacillus aquimaris SSC5 Involves the Homogentisate Central Pathway. PLoS ONE 9(7): e102854. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0102854
Published: July 9, 2014
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