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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 465056, 8 pages
Review Article

Violacein: Properties and Production of a Versatile Bacterial Pigment

1School of Life Sciences, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, 50 UNIST-gil, Eonyang-eup, Ulsan 689-798, Republic of Korea
2Division of Biological Science and Technology, College of Science and Technology, Yonsei University, 1 Yonseidae-gil, Wonju, Gangwon-do 220-710, Republic of Korea

Received 19 September 2014; Accepted 18 December 2014

Academic Editor: Flavia Marinelli

Copyright © 2015 Seong Yeol Choi 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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