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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 982140, 7 pages
Expression of the Type VI Secretion System 1 Component Hcp1 Is Indirectly Repressed by OpaR in Vibrio parahaemolyticus
1Department of Emergency Medicine, General Hospital of Chinese People's Armed Police Forces, Beijing 100039, China
2State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing 100071, China
3School of Public Health, Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing 400016, China
Received 21 March 2012; Accepted 7 May 2012
Academic Editors: M. L. Arbonés, V. E. Fernandez Pinto, J. Qiu, and P. Webster
Copyright © 2012 Lizhi Ma 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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