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Brain barrier systems proceedings of a symposium held at the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, August 23-27, 1998 by Alfred Benzon Symposium (45th 1998 Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters)

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Published by Munksgaard in Copenhagen .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographic references and index.

Statementeditors, Olaf B. Paulson, Gitte Moos Knudson, Torben Moos.
SeriesScandinavian university books
ContributionsMoos Knudson, Gitte., Moos, Torben., Paulson, Olaf B.
LC ClassificationsQP375.5 .A43 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination524 p. :
Number of Pages524
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20745590M
ISBN 108716121775

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