Studies on lipids in the nervous system
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Studies on lipids in the nervous system with special reference to quantitative chemical determination and topical distribution. by Gunnar Brante

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Published by University of Upsala in Upsala .
Written in English


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SeriesActa Physiologica Scandinavica -- 18, Supplementum 63
The Physical Object
Pagination(248 p.) ;
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20119364M

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