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Published by New York Academy of Sciences in New York .
Written in English


  • Somatotropin.

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StatementAuthors: Martin Sonenberg [and others]
SeriesAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences, v. 148, art. 2, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences ;, v. 148, art.2.
ContributionsSonenberg, Martin., New York Academy of Sciences.
LC ClassificationsQ11 .N5 vol. 148, art. 2
The Physical Object
Pagination291-571 p.
Number of Pages571
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5598260M
LC Control Number68004140

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