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Published by Cambridge University Press, for the Company of Biologists, on behalf of the Society for Experimental Biology in Cambridge .
Written in English


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Statement[edited by R. Brown and J.F. Danielli].
SeriesSymposia of the Society for Experimental Biology -- no.9
ContributionsDanielli, J. F. 1911-1984., Brown, R.
The Physical Object
Pagination370p.,ill.,26cm
Number of Pages370
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Open LibraryOL21658239M

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