The chemistry of the antibiotics used in medicine
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The chemistry of the antibiotics used in medicine by Ronald Major Evans

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


  • Antibiotics.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] R.M. Evans.
SeriesThe Commonwealth and international library of science, technology, engineering, an liberal studies. Pharmaceutical chemistry division
LC ClassificationsRS431.A6 E8 1965
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 226 p.
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5908503M
LC Control Number64008983

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