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Effect of Environmental Stresses on Growth Pattern, Biofilm Formation and Biochemical Characteristics of Mycobacterium marinum CCUG20998

Mohammad Faezi Ghasemi 1 , * , Mina Nasiri Moslem 1 and Mirsasan Mirpour 1
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1 Faculty of Basic Sciences, Department of Microbiology, Lahijan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Lahijan, IR Iran
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  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: September 2016, 18 (9); e2664
  • Published Online: August 16, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 4, 2015
  • Revised: July 17, 2015
  • Accepted: August 7, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/zjrms-2664

To Cite: Faezi Ghasemi M, Nasiri Moslem M, Mirpour M. Effect of Environmental Stresses on Growth Pattern, Biofilm Formation and Biochemical Characteristics of Mycobacterium marinum CCUG20998, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2016 ; 18(9):e2664. doi: 10.17795/zjrms-2664.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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