Liver and aging, 1978 proceedings of the Tokyo Symposium "Liver and Aging, 1978" held in Tokyo, Japan on August 27-28, 1978, a satellite symposium of the 11th International Congress of Gerontology by Tokyo Symposium "Liver and Aging, 1978".

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementeditor, Kenichi Kitani.
ContributionsKitani, Kenʼichi., International Congress of Gerontology (11th : 1978 : Tokyo, Japan)
LC ClassificationsQP185 .T64 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 388 p. :
Number of Pages388
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4735137M
ISBN 100444800883
LC Control Number78024443

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