Antibiotics, an introduction
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Antibiotics, an introduction by Roland Reiner

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Published by Thieme, Thieme-Stratton in Stuttgart, New York, New York .
Written in English


  • Antibiotics

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StatementRoland Reiner
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 172 p. :
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14630881M
ISBN 100865770700
LC Control Number82050683

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