Ultrastructure of animal viruses and bacteriophages: an atlas.
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Ultrastructure of animal viruses and bacteriophages: an atlas. Edited by Albert J. Dalton and Françoise Haguenau. by Albert Joseph Dalton

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Published by Academic Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Viruses -- Atlases,
  • Bacteriophages -- Atlases

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Includes bibliography.

SeriesUltrastructure in biological systems, v. 5
ContributionsHaguenau, Françoise
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 413 p. illus. ;
Number of Pages413
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19041382M

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