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Zinc in human biology

Zinc in human biology

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Published by Springer-Verlag in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zinc in the body.,
  • Zinc -- Metabolism.,
  • Zinc deficiency diseases.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by Colin F. Mills.
    SeriesILSI human nutrition reviews
    ContributionsMills, C. F. 1926-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP535.Z6 Z57 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 388 p. :
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2047589M
    ISBN 100387195297
    LC Control Number88024817


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