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Citation: The PLOS Genetics Editors (2015) Expression of Concern: Protein Under-Wrapping Causes Dosage Sensitivity and Decreases Gene Duplicability. PLoS Genet 11(9): e1005499. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1005499
Published: September 14, 2015
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