Biomedicine and physiology of vitamin B12
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Biomedicine and physiology of vitamin B12 proceedings of the First International Symposium, Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School, University of London, 26-29 September 1988 by International Symposium on Biomedicine and Physiology of Vitamin B12. (1st 1988 London, England)

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Published by The Children"s Medical Charity in London .
Written in English


  • Vitamin B12.

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJ. C. Linnell and H. R. Bhatt, editors.
ContributionsBhatt, H. R., Linnell, J. C.
LC ClassificationsQP772.C9 I57 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 459 p. :
Number of Pages459
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20833640M
ISBN 100951408402

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