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Curr Biol. 2000 Mar 9;10(5):R204-5.

Radiation resistance: the fragments that remain.

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Department of Biological Sciences, 508 Life Sciences Building, Louisiana State University, A & M College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA. jbattis@unix1.sncc.lsu.edu.

Abstract

The complete genome sequence of the bacterium, Deinococcus radiodurans R1 has been released. This achievement will greatly aid efforts to study this organism, but analysis of the sequence reveals little that helps explain the extreme ionizing radiation resistance of this species.

PMID:
10712892
DOI:
10.1016/s0960-9822(00)00353-5
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