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Lipid biochemistry: an introduction

M. I. Gurr

Lipid biochemistry: an introduction

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lipids.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] M. I. Gurr [and] A. T. James.
    ContributionsJames, A. T.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 231 p.
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14218967M


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