Standard model fermions and K (E10)

@article{Kleinschmidt2015StandardMF,
  title={Standard model fermions and K (E10)},
  author={Axel Kleinschmidt and Hermann Nicolai},
  journal={Physics Letters B},
  year={2015},
  volume={747},
  pages={251-254}
}
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