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Volume 2015, Article ID 973235, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/973235
Research Article

Biological Activities of Tetrodotoxin-Producing Enterococcus faecium AD1 Isolated from Puffer Fishes

1School of Biotechnology, Hochiminh International University, Vietnam National University, Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Vietnam
2Retina Center, 1715 N. George Mason Drive, Suite 101, Arlington, VA 2220, USA

Received 8 June 2015; Accepted 15 July 2015

Academic Editor: Gang Liu

Copyright © 2015 Tu Hoang Khue Nguyen 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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