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Anaerobic degradation of xenobiotic isophthalate by the fermenting bacterium Syntrophorhabdus aromaticivorans

Anaerobic degradation of xenobiotic isophthalate by the fermenting bacterium Syntrophorhabdus aromaticivorans

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JUNGHARE, Madan, Dieter SPITELLER, Bernhard SCHINK, 2019. Anaerobic degradation of xenobiotic isophthalate by the fermenting bacterium Syntrophorhabdus aromaticivorans. In: The ISME Journal. 13(5), pp. 1252-1268. ISSN 1751-7362. eISSN 1751-7370. Available under: doi: 10.1038/s41396-019-0348-5

@article{Junghare2019-05Anaer-44680, title={Anaerobic degradation of xenobiotic isophthalate by the fermenting bacterium Syntrophorhabdus aromaticivorans}, year={2019}, doi={10.1038/s41396-019-0348-5}, number={5}, volume={13}, issn={1751-7362}, journal={The ISME Journal}, pages={1252--1268}, author={Junghare, Madan and Spiteller, Dieter and Schink, Bernhard} }

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