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Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cytochemistry,
  • Cytology -- Technique,
  • Cellular therapy,
  • Membranes (Biology)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 181-193.

SeriesAmerican lecture series, publication no. 828. A monograph in the Bannerstone division of American lectures in living chemistry
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH611 .C44
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 207 p.
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4584122M
ISBN 100398022577
LC Control Number77169875

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