Glycobiology proceedings of a Smith, Kline & French Laboratories-UCLA Symposium held at Frisco, Colorado, January 14-20, 1989 by Smith, Kline & French Laboratories-UCLA Symposium on Glycobiology (1989 Frisco, Colo.)

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Subjects:

  • Glycoproteins -- Congresses.,
  • Glycolipids -- Congresses.,
  • Glyconjugates -- congresses.,
  • Glycoproteins -- congresses.,
  • Glycosylation -- congresses.

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Statementeditors, Joseph K. Welply, Ernest Jaworski.
SeriesUCLA symposia on molecular and cellular biology ;, new ser., v. 111
ContributionsWelply, Joseph K., Jaworski, Ernest., University of California, Los Angeles.
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LC ClassificationsQP552.G59 S65 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 206 p. :
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2225743M
ISBN 100471567493
LC Control Number89070633

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