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Disparate Inventories of Hypoxia Gene Sets Across Corals Align With Inferred Environmental Resilience

Disparate Inventories of Hypoxia Gene Sets Across Corals Align With Inferred Environmental Resilience

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ALDERDICE, Rachel, Benjamin C. C. HUME, Michael KÜHL, Mathieu PERNICE, David J. SUGGETT, Christian R. VOOLSTRA, 2022. Disparate Inventories of Hypoxia Gene Sets Across Corals Align With Inferred Environmental Resilience. In: Frontiers in Marine Science. Frontiers. 9, 834332. eISSN 2296-7745. Available under: doi: 10.3389/fmars.2022.834332

@article{Alderdice2022-05-19Dispa-57606, title={Disparate Inventories of Hypoxia Gene Sets Across Corals Align With Inferred Environmental Resilience}, year={2022}, doi={10.3389/fmars.2022.834332}, volume={9}, journal={Frontiers in Marine Science}, author={Alderdice, Rachel and Hume, Benjamin C. C. and Kühl, Michael and Pernice, Mathieu and Suggett, David J. and Voolstra, Christian R.}, note={Article Number: 834332} }

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