Radiation chimaeras by D. W. van Bekkum

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Published by Logos Press, Academic Press in [London], [New York] .

Written in English

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  • Radiation -- Toxicology.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [233]-263.

Book details

Statement[by] D. W. van Bekkum and M. J. de Vries.
ContributionsVries, M. J. de, joint author.
LC ClassificationsRA1231.R2 B38 1967
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 277 p.
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5953784M
LC Control Number65027405

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