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Virus virulence and pathogenicity. In honour of Prof. J. Mulder. by Ciba Foundation Study Group No. 4 (1960 London, England)

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English


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Bibliography: p. 106-110.

StatementEditors: G. E. W. Wolstneholme and Cecelia M. O"Connor.
ContributionsMulder, J., O"Connor, Cecilia M. 1927- ed., Wolstenholme, G. E. W. ed.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 114 p.
Number of Pages114
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Open LibraryOL16484691M

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