Oxygen Free Radicals and Scavengers in the Natural Sciences
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Oxygen Free Radicals and Scavengers in the Natural Sciences by Gyula Mozsik

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Published by Akademiai Kiado .
Written in English


  • Biochemistry,
  • Congresses,
  • Bio-Organic Chemistry,
  • Life Sciences - Biochemistry,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Free radicals (Chemistry),
  • Active oxygen,
  • Antioxidants,
  • Pathophysiology,
  • Science

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Edition Notes

ContributionsBela Matkovics (Contributor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9162100M
ISBN 109630565897
ISBN 109789630565899

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