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Conventional and unconventional antimicrobials from fish, marine invertebrates and micro-algae. / Smith, Valerie Jane; Desbois, Andrew Paul; Dyrynda, Elisabeth.

In: Marine Drugs, Vol. 8, No. 4, 14.04.2010, p. 1213-1262.

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Smith, VJ, Desbois, AP & Dyrynda, E 2010, 'Conventional and unconventional antimicrobials from fish, marine invertebrates and micro-algae' Marine Drugs, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 1213-1262. https://doi.org/10.3390/md8041213

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Smith, V. J., Desbois, A. P., & Dyrynda, E. (2010). Conventional and unconventional antimicrobials from fish, marine invertebrates and micro-algae. Marine Drugs, 8(4), 1213-1262. https://doi.org/10.3390/md8041213

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Smith VJ, Desbois AP, Dyrynda E. Conventional and unconventional antimicrobials from fish, marine invertebrates and micro-algae. Marine Drugs. 2010 Apr 14;8(4):1213-1262. https://doi.org/10.3390/md8041213

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Smith, Valerie Jane ; Desbois, Andrew Paul ; Dyrynda, Elisabeth. / Conventional and unconventional antimicrobials from fish, marine invertebrates and micro-algae. In: Marine Drugs. 2010 ; Vol. 8, No. 4. pp. 1213-1262.

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