The Comparison of Proteins Elaborated by Streptococcus mutans Strains Isolated from Caries Free and Susceptible Subjects

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1 Khorasgan-Isfahan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran

2 Razi vaccine & serum Research Institute, Isfahan Branch (Vet Dept of Agriculture), Amirhamzeh, Isfahan, Iran

3 Biotechnology Research Lab, Khorasgan-Isfahan branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran


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