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Establishment of Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) infection in epithelial cells derived from the nasopharynx by cell fusion

  • T. Takimoto (a1), K. Morishita (a1), M. Furukawa (a1), R. Umeda (a1) and M. Hatano (a1)...


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Toru Tokimoto M.D., Department of Otorhinolaryngology, School of Medicine.Kanazawa University, Kanazawa 920, Japan


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