biology of phagocytes in health and disease proceedings of the International Congress on the Biological and Clinical Aspects of Phagocyte Function, 7-10 September 1986, Pavia, Italy by International Congress on the Biological and Clinical Aspects of Phagocyte Function (1986 Pavia, Italy)

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Statementeditors: C. Mauri, S.C. Rizzo, and G. Ricevuti.
SeriesAdvances in the biosciences,, v. 66
ContributionsMauri, C., Rizzo, S. C. d. 1987., Ricevuti, G.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 91/02036 (Q)
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 651 p. :
Number of Pages651
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2104557M
ISBN 100080361331
LC Control Number88155083

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