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Establishing a national fungal genetic resource to enhance the bioeconomy

@inproceedings{Suryanarayanan2015EstablishingAN,
  title={Establishing a national fungal genetic resource to enhance the bioeconomy},
  author={Trichur Subramanian Suryanarayanan and Venkat Gopalan and Dinkar Sahal and Kaustuv Sanyal},
  year={2015}
}
CURRENT SCIENCE, VOL. 109, NO. 6, 25 SEPTEMBER 2015 1033 T. S. Suryanarayanan is in the Vivekananda Institute of Tropical Mycology, Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith, Chennai 600 004, India; Venkat Gopalan is in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Center for RNA Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA; Dinkar Sahal is in the Malaria Research Laboratory, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi 110 067, India… 
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