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d'Alessandro-Comes test

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A biochemical test for differentiating between species and families in the genus Enterobacteriacae.

Description

A biochemical test for differentiating between species and families in the genus Enterobacteriacae.

Bibliography

  • G. d'Alessandro, R. Comes:
    Una reazione metabolica caratteristica di alcune specie de enterobatteri coltivate in terreno contente acido fenilpropionico. Nota II.
    Bollettino – Societa italiana biologia sperimentale, Napoli, 1951, 27: 1748-1750.
  • G. d'Alessandro, R. Comes:
    Ulteriori Osservazioni sulla rezione dell'acido fenilpropionico negli enterobatteri.
    Bollettino – Societa italiana biologia sperimentale, Napoli, 1953, 29: 648-651.

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