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Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

, Volume 61, Issue 2, pp 111–113 | Cite as

A signal peptide-independent protein secretion pathway

  • Cécile Wandersman
  • Philippe Delepelaire
  • Sylvie Letoffe
  • Jean-Marc Ghigo
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Key words

proteases A B and C ofE. chrysanthemi SM protease ofS. marcescens 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cécile Wandersman
    • 1
  • Philippe Delepelaire
    • 1
  • Sylvie Letoffe
    • 1
  • Jean-Marc Ghigo
    • 1
  1. 1.Unité de Génétique MoléculaireInstitut PasteurParis CedexFrance

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