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25 Jun 2016 19:35
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In conclusion, the predicted protein CTP synthetase function in this bacteria is to form cytoskeletal filaments and not the catalysis of UTP to CTP for RNA synthesis as it is localized in the cytoplasmic membrane instead of the cytosol. 


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