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Physical processes in radiation biology proceedings of an International Symposium sponsored by the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission and held at the Kellogg Center for Continuing Education, Michigan State University, on May 6-8, 1963 by International Symposium on Physical Processes in Radiation Biology (1963 East Lansing)

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Published by Wiley .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Leroy Augenstein, Ronald Mason, Barnett Rosenburg.
SeriesMarketing series
ContributionsAugenstein, Leroy., Mason, Ronald., Rosenburg, Barnett., United States Atomic Energy Commission.
The Physical Object
Pagination569p.,ill.,24cm
Number of Pages569
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19511761M

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