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Pulmonary emphysema and proteolysis

Symposium on Pulmonary Emphysema and Proteolysis Duarte, Calif. 1971.

Pulmonary emphysema and proteolysis

[proceedings]

by Symposium on Pulmonary Emphysema and Proteolysis Duarte, Calif. 1971.

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Published by Academic Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emphysema, Pulmonary -- Congresses.,
  • Proteolytic enzymes -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementEdited by Charles Mittman.
    SeriesCity of Hope symposium series, 2
    ContributionsMittman, Charles, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC776.E5 S97 1971
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 562 p.
    Number of Pages562
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5299985M
    LC Control Number72080983


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