International Journal of
Genetics and Molecular Biology

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Genet. Mol. Biol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9863
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJGMB
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 137

Short Communication

Comparison of Lagostomus maximus amelogenin gene (AMELX) with other mammals

María Beatriz Espinosa
  • María Beatriz Espinosa
  • Instituto de Investigaciones en Biociencias Agrícolas y Ambientales (INBA), UBA, CONICET, School of Agriculture. Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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  •  Received: 28 October 2015
  •  Accepted: 21 June 2016
  •  Published: 31 August 2016


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