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Polycylic hydrocarbons by E. Clar

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Published by Academic Press in London .
Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementE.Clar. Vol.2, with a chapter on carinogenesis by Regina Schoental.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages487
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Open LibraryOL18467522M

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