Immunological factors in human reproduction
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Published by Academic Press in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Human reproduction -- Immunological aspects -- Congresses.

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Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by Sidney Shulman, Franco Dondero, Maria Nicotra.
SeriesProceedings of the Serono Symposia,, v. 45
ContributionsShulman, Sidney, 1923-, Dondero, Franco., Nicotra, Maria.
LC ClassificationsQP251 .I443 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 254 p. :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3790756M
ISBN 100126407800
LC Control Number81069598

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