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  • Sahir Khurshid
  • Lata Govada
  • Gillian Wills
  • Myra O. Mcclure
  • Naomi E. Chayen

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Chlamydia protein Pgp3 studied at high resolution in a new crystal form. / Khurshid, Sahir; Govada, Lata; Wills, Gillian; Mcclure, Myra O.; Helliwell, John R.; Chayen, Naomi E.

In: IUCrJ, Vol. 5, No. 4, 01.07.2018, p. 439-448.

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Khurshid, S, Govada, L, Wills, G, Mcclure, MO, Helliwell, JR & Chayen, NE 2018, 'Chlamydia protein Pgp3 studied at high resolution in a new crystal form', IUCrJ, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 439-448. https://doi.org/10.1107/S2052252518007637

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Khurshid, S., Govada, L., Wills, G., Mcclure, M. O., Helliwell, J. R., & Chayen, N. E. (2018). Chlamydia protein Pgp3 studied at high resolution in a new crystal form. IUCrJ, 5(4), 439-448. https://doi.org/10.1107/S2052252518007637

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Khurshid S, Govada L, Wills G, Mcclure MO, Helliwell JR, Chayen NE. Chlamydia protein Pgp3 studied at high resolution in a new crystal form. IUCrJ. 2018 Jul 1;5(4):439-448. https://doi.org/10.1107/S2052252518007637

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Khurshid, Sahir ; Govada, Lata ; Wills, Gillian ; Mcclure, Myra O. ; Helliwell, John R. ; Chayen, Naomi E. / Chlamydia protein Pgp3 studied at high resolution in a new crystal form. In: IUCrJ. 2018 ; Vol. 5, No. 4. pp. 439-448.

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