Genetics and disease. [Translated from the Danish by Elisabeth Aagesen] by Tage Kemp

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Subjects:

  • Heredity,
  • Heredity of disease,
  • Human genetics

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LC ClassificationsQH431 K4513
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Pagination330p.
Number of Pages330
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Open LibraryOL18629499M

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