Nitrogen metabolism in man
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Published by Applied Science in London, Englewood, N.J .
Written in English


  • Amino acids -- Metabolism -- Congresses.,
  • Proteins -- Metabolism -- Congresses.,
  • Nitrogen -- Metabolism -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by J.C. Waterlow and J.M.L. Stephen.
ContributionsWaterlow, J. C., Stephen, J. M. L., Rank Prize Funds.
LC ClassificationsQP561 .N57 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 558 p. :
Number of Pages558
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3872600M
ISBN 100853349916
LC Control Number81196114

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