Isolation and structure of mycobactin T, a growth factor from Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

@article{Snow1965IsolationAS,
  title={Isolation and structure of mycobactin T, a growth factor from Mycobacterium tuberculosis.},
  author={Glenn A. Snow},
  journal={The Biochemical journal},
  year={1965},
  volume={97 1},
  pages={
          166-75
        }
}
  • G. Snow
  • Published 1965
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Biochemical journal
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