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The potentialities and limitations of the nude mouse Proceedings of the 2. Internat. Workshop on Nude Mice

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Published by Fischer .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Congresses,
  • Nude mouse,
  • Immunological deficiency syndromes,
  • Tumors,
  • Animal models,
  • Immunological aspects

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages600
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8252229M
ISBN 100895740044
ISBN 109780895740045

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