Communications Biology (Tidskrift)

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Dear Dr. Enkavi,

Thank you for agreeing to review the manuscript, "Lipid Modulation of a Class B GPCR – Integrating Native Mass Spectrometry with Molecular Dynamics Simulations", by Dr Schiøtt and colleagues, for Communications Biology. The due date for this review is in 14 days on 14th Sep 2021, unless otherwise agreed with the editor.

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Manuscript Administration
Communications Biology
Period31 aug. 2021
Typ av tidskriftTidskrift