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Genetics in the atomic age.

Charlotte Auerbach

Genetics in the atomic age.

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Published by Oliver and Boyd in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genetics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllus. by I. G. Auerbach.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH431 .A8 1956a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination106 p.
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6195611M
    LC Control Number56002906
    OCLC/WorldCa4476140

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