Molecular Mechanisms of Antibiotic Resistance – Part I

@article{Baylay2019MolecularMO,
  title={Molecular Mechanisms of Antibiotic Resistance – Part I},
  author={Alison J. Baylay and Laura J. V. Piddock and Mark A. Webber},
  journal={Bacterial Resistance to Antibiotics – From Molecules to Man},
  year={2019}
}

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