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Advances in Virology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 650930, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/650930
Research Article

The Prevalence of STIV c92-Like Proteins in Acidic Thermal Environments

1Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717, USA
2Thermal Biology Institute, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717, USA
3Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717, USA

Received 26 March 2011; Accepted 23 May 2011

Academic Editor: Claude Krummenacher

Copyright © 2011 Jamie C. Snyder 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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