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By Jacques Descotes

ISBN-10: 074840306X

ISBN-13: 9780748403066

Lyon-RTH Laennec college of drugs, France. advent to key immunotoxicological matters. Considers the wellbeing and fitness outcomes of immunotoxicity and addresses the cutting-edge equipment used to discover and review unforeseen immunotoxic results of xenobiotics, either preclinically and clinically. For undergraduate and graduate scholars. Hardcover, softcover additionally to be had.

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