3 edition of Germ wars, immunological strategy vs. microbial tactics found in the catalog.
Germ wars, immunological strategy vs. microbial tactics
Y. H. Thong
by University of Queensland Press, Prentice-Hall International, International Book Distributors in St. Lucia, Queensland, Hemel Hempstead, Herts, England
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 15-16.
|Statement||by Y.H. thong.|
|Series||Inaugural lecture delivered at the University of Queensland -- 25 Aug., 1982., University of Queensland inaugural lectures -- 1982, Aug.. 25|
|LC Classifications||QR186 T56 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||16 p. --|
|Number of Pages||16|
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