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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 910375, 6 pages
Release of Glycoprotein (GP1) from the Tegumental Surface of Taenia solium by Phospholipase C from Clostridium perfringens Suggests a Novel Protein-Anchor to Membranes
1Departamento de Microbiología y Parasitología, Facultad de Medicina, UNAM, México 04510, DF, Mexico
2Departamento de Inmunología, Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas, UNAM, México 04510, DF, Mexico
Received 21 August 2009; Accepted 12 October 2009
Academic Editor: Luis I. Terrazas
Copyright © 2010 Abraham Landa et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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