African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12240

Full Length Research Paper

Genomic sequencing and recombinant expression of proinsulin isolated from cow and buffalo in Pakistan

Farheen Aslam
  • Farheen Aslam
  • Department of Biotechnology, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Pakistan.
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Hooria Younas
  • Hooria Younas
  • School of Biological Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.
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Saima Iftikhar Bajwa
  • Saima Iftikhar Bajwa
  • School of Biological Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.
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  •  Received: 08 April 2019
  •  Accepted: 16 May 2019
  •  Published: 31 July 2019

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