Chemical mutagenesis, human population monitoring, and genetic risk assessment proceedings of the international symposium, held 14-16 October 1980, Ottawa (Canada)

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  • Medical genetics -- Congresses,
  • Chemical mutagenesis -- Congresses,
  • Mutagenicity testing -- Congresses,
  • Health risk assessment -- Congresses,
  • Mutagens -- Adverse effects -- Congresses,
  • Mutation -- Congresses,
  • Genes -- Drug effects -- Congresses,
  • Environmental exposure -- Congresses

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Statementedited by K.C. Bora, G.R. Douglas and E.R. Nestmann.
SeriesProgress in mutation research ;, v. 3
ContributionsBora, K. C., Douglas, G. R., Nestmann, E. R., Canada. Dept. of National Health and Welfare.
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LC ClassificationsRB155 .C49
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 364 p. :
Number of Pages364
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Open LibraryOL4269109M
ISBN 100444803521
LC Control Number81015192

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