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Not just Salk.
Greider C, Hopkins N, Steitz J, Amon A, Asai D, Barres B, Bass B, Bassler B, Birgeneau R, Bjorkman P, Botchan M, Brugge J, Cech T, Colwell R, Craig N, deLange T, Eisen M, Gottesman S, Green R, Handelsman J, Kimble J, King MC, Lehmann R, Marder E,...
Highly decorated lignins in leaf tissues of the Canary Island date palm Phoenix canariensis.
Karlen SD, Smith RA, Kim H, Padmakshan D, Bartuce A, Mobley JK, Free HC, Smith BG, Harris PJ, Ralph J