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Metal ions in biology and medicine proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine held in Barcelona (Catalonia), Spain, on May 19-22, 1996 = Les Ions métalliques en biologie et en médecine : quatrième Symposium International sur les Ions Métalliques en Biologie et en Médecine, Barcelona (Catalogne), Espagne, 19-22 mai 1996 by International Symposium on Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine (4th 1996 Barcelona (Catalania), Spain).

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  • Metal ions -- Congresses.,
  • Metals in the body -- Congresses.

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Other titlesIons métalliques en biologie et en médecine : quatrième Symposium International sur les Ions Métalliques en Biologie et en Médecine, Metal ions ; volume 4.
Statementedited by Philippe Collery-- [et al.].
ContributionsCollery, Philippe.
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LC ClassificationsQP532 .I58 1996
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Paginationxxix, 703 p. :
Number of Pages703
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Open LibraryOL16222247M
ISBN 102742001301

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