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Genetic biochemical disorders

P. F. Benson

Genetic biochemical disorders

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metabolism, Inborn errors of,
  • Biochemical genetics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography and index.

    StatementPhilip F. Benson, Anthony H. Fensom.
    SeriesOxford monographs on medical genetics -- no.12
    ContributionsFensom, Anthony H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC627.8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(xxv,600)p. :
    Number of Pages600
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21155733M
    ISBN 100192611933


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