A thesis submitted in total fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy to the School of Agriculture, Biomedicine and Environment, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia.
This work was supported by an Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship and the Baker Institute Bright Spark Top Up award. The Molecular Proteomics lab is supported by fellowships from Amelia Hains and Baker Institute and the National Heart Foundation of Australia (Vanguard), Aust. National Health and Medical Research Council Project (#1057741), Future Fund (MRF1201805), Pankind Aust., and the Victorian Government’s Operational Infrastructure Support Program.
School of Agriculture, Biomedicine and Environment
La Trobe University
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