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Porta, C., Kotecha, A., Burman, A., Jackson, T., Ren, J., Loureiro, S., Jones, I.M., Fry, E.E., Stuart, D.I. and Charleston, B. (2013). Rational engineering of recombinant picornavirus capsids to produce safe, protective vaccine antigen. PLoS Pathog. 2013 Mar;9(3):e1003255. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003255. Epub 2013 Mar 27. PubMed PMID: 23544011.
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