Biochemistry and metabolism of plant lipids
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Biochemistry and metabolism of plant lipids proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on the Biochemistry and Metabolism of Plant Lipids, held in Groningen, the Netherlands, June 7-10, 1982 by International Symposium on the Biochemistry and Metabolism of Plant Lipids (5th 1982 Groningen, Netherlands)

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Published by Elsevier Biomedical Press, Sole distributors for the U.S.A. and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, New York, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Plant lipids -- Congresses.,
  • Plant lipids -- Metabolism -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementeditors, J.F.G.M. Wintermans and P.J.C. Kuiper.
SeriesDevelopments in plant biology ;, v. 8
ContributionsWintermans, J. F. G. M., Kuiper, P. J. C.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK898.L56 I56 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 606 p. :
Number of Pages606
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3494021M
ISBN 100444804579
LC Control Number82013952

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