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Published by IRL Press at Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

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  • Histocompatibility testing.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[edited by] Philip Dyer and Derek Middleton.
SeriesThe Practical approach series
ContributionsDyer, Philip., Middleton, Derek.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQR187.H57 H578 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 303 p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1733830M
ISBN 100199633630, 0199633649
LC Control Number92038629

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