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The genome sequence of Clostridium tetani, the causative agent of tetanus disease

Brüggemann, Holger and Baumer, Sebastian and Fricke, Wolfgang Florian and Wiezer, Arnim and Liesegang, Heiko and Decker, Ivona and Herzberg, Christina and Martinez-Arias, Rosa and Merkl, Rainer and Henne, Anke and Gottschalk, Gerhard (2003) The genome sequence of Clostridium tetani, the causative agent of tetanus disease. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) ISSN 1091-6490.

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Abstract: Tetanus disease is one of the most dramatic and globally prevalent diseases of humans and vertebrate animals, and has been reported for over 24 centuries. The manifestation of the disease, spastic paralysis, is caused by the second most poisonous substance known, the tetanus toxin, with a human lethal dose of approximate to1 ng/kg. Fortunately, this disease is successfully controlled ...


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Item Type:Article
Date:4 February 2003
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Biophysik und physikalische Biochemie > Prof. Dr. Rainer Merkl
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10.1073/pnas.0335853100 DOI
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 570 Life sciences
500 Science > 500 Natural sciences & mathematics
000 Computer science, information & general works > 004 Computer science
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:No
Deposited On:18 Nov 2009 09:02
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 12:07
Item ID:10903
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