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Dunny, G., Berntsson, R-A. (2016)
Enterococcal sex pheromones: evolutionary pathways to complex, two-signal systems.
Journal of Bacteriology, 198(11): 1556-1562 http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JB.00128-16
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Enterococcal sex pheromones: evolutionary pathways to complex, 1
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Gary M. Dunny1
and Ronnie Per-Arne Berntsson2
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Running Title: Evolution of enterococcal sex pheromone systems 14
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Corresponding author: Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Minnesota, 18
Minneapolis, MN 55455. email: firstname.lastname@example.org 19