Panagrellus redivivus: failure to find evidence for the occurrence and biosynthesis of sialic acids.

@article{Reuter1991PanagrellusRF,
  title={Panagrellus redivivus: failure to find evidence for the occurrence and biosynthesis of sialic acids.},
  author={Gerd Reuter and Jens Aumann and Urs P. Wyss and H B Jansson and Roland Schauer},
  journal={Experimental parasitology},
  year={1991},
  volume={73 4},
  pages={
          389-95
        }
}
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