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Genetics and cancer in man

R. Neil Schimke

Genetics and cancer in man

by R. Neil Schimke

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Published by Churchill Livingstone, distributed by Longman in Edinburgh, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Genetic aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementR. Neil Schimke ; foreword by Alan E. H. Emery.
    SeriesGenetics in medicine and surgery
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC268.4 .S34
    The Physical Object
    Pagination108 p. :
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4739325M
    ISBN 100443016739
    LC Control Number78040131

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