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Purine and Pyrimidine Metabolism in Rhodospirillum rubrum

Naturevolume 191pages276277 (1961) | Download Citation

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WE have investigated the ability of the photosynthetic bacterium, Rhodospirillum rubrum, to deaminate aminopurines and aminopyrimidines.

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  1. Department of Agricultural Biochemistry, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth

    • T. W. GOODWIN
    •  & P. N. A. PASSORN

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