Progress in oncogene research
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Published by Nova Science Publishers in Hauppauge, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Oncogenes.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLaura S. Peale (editor).
ContributionsPeale, Laura S.
LC ClassificationsRC268.42 .P76 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3398095M
LC Control Number2005011339

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