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Enzyme-catalysed reactions

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Published by Van Nostrand-Reinhold in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Enzymes,
  • Catalysis

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] C. J. Gray.
LC ClassificationsQP601 .G73
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 364 p.
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5219594M
ISBN 100442028083
LC Control Number75125951

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