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Published by Portland Press in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cell death -- Congresses.,
  • Mitochondria -- Congresses.,
  • Mitochondrial pathology -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementorganized and edited by G.C. Brown, D.G. Nicholls and C.E. Cooper.
GenreCongresses.
SeriesBiochemical Society symposium -- no. 66.
ContributionsBrown, Guy C., Nicholls, David G., Cooper, Chris E.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 225 p. :
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15555513M
ISBN 101855781255

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