Vasoactive intestinal peptide: Expression of the prohormone in bacterial cells

@article{DeLamarter1985VasoactiveIP,
  title={Vasoactive intestinal peptide: Expression of the prohormone in bacterial cells},
  author={John F. DeLamarter and Gary N. Buell and E. Kawashima and Julia M. Polak and Stephen Robert Bloom},
  journal={Peptides},
  year={1985},
  volume={6},
  pages={95-102}
}
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