[Frontiers in Bioscience 1, d266-269, September 1, 1996]


François Nantel and Paolo Sassone-Corsi

Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire, 1 rue Laurent Fries, BP 163, ILLKIRCH Cedex, C.U. de Strasbourg, France

Received 08/17/96; Accepted 08/21/96; On-line 09/01/96


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