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Experientia

, Volume 39, Issue 11, pp 1257–1263 | Cite as

Biodegradation and utilization of monomethyl sulfate by specialized methylotrophs

  • O. Ghisalba
  • M. Küenzi
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Sulfate Biodegradation Monomethyl 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Ghisalba
    • 1
  • M. Küenzi
    • 1
  1. 1.Central Research Laboratories and Pharmaceuticals DivisionCiba-Geigy LtdBasel(Switzerland)

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