Molecular evolutionof life proceedings of a conference held at Södergarn, Lidingö, Sweden, 8-12 September 1985

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Statementedited by Herrick Baltscheftsky, Hans Jörnvall and Rudolph Rigler.
SeriesChemica scripta -- v.26B
ContributionsBaltscheffsky, Herrick., Jörnvall, Hans., Rigler, Rudolf.
LC ClassificationsQH371
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Pagination375p. :
Number of Pages375
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Open LibraryOL22210095M
ISBN 100521336422

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