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Understanding Fat Metabolism at the Organism Level – A Comprehensive Metabolic Screen of C. elegans.
Dr Jules Griffin, University of Cambridge, speaking at Advances in Metabolic Profiling 2011.
Date Posted: Monday, April 02, 2012
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