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Immunogenetics

, Volume 42, Issue 5, pp 434–435 | Cite as

Molecular cloning of cat interleukin-4

  • Virgil E. C. J. Schijns
  • Christel M. H. Wierda
  • Els J. M. van Dam
  • Thomas W. Vahlenkamp
  • Marian C. Horzinek
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Keywords

Molecular Cloning 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Virgil E. C. J. Schijns
    • 1
  • Christel M. H. Wierda
    • 1
  • Els J. M. van Dam
    • 1
  • Thomas W. Vahlenkamp
    • 1
  • Marian C. Horzinek
    • 1
  1. 1.Virology Division, Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary MedicineUtrecht UniversityUtrechtThe Netherlands

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