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Published by Elsevier in Amsterdam, Oxford .
Written in English


  • Chirality -- Congresses,
  • Biomolecules -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Gyula Pályi, Claudia Zucchi, Luciano Caglioti.
ContributionsPályi, G. 1936-, Zucchi, C. 1964-, Caglioti, Luciano., Interdisciplinary Symposium on Biological Chirality (3rd : 2003 : Modena, Italy)
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 429 p. :
Number of Pages429
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21188002M
ISBN 100080443966

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