Molecular basis of environmental toxicity

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Published by Ann Arbor Science in Ann Arbor, Mich .

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  • Toxicology -- Congresses.,
  • Environmental toxicology -- Congresses.,
  • Pathology, Cellular -- Congresses.,
  • Pathology, Molecular -- Congresses.,
  • Molecular toxicology -- Congresses.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementRajendra S. Bhatnagar, editor.
ContributionsBhatnagar, Rajendra S.
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LC ClassificationsRA1191 .M64
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Paginationix, 589 p. :
Number of Pages589
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4435542M
ISBN 100250403064
LC Control Number79088896

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