Modern applications of traditional biotechnologies
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Published by Elsevier in Amsterdam, Oxford .
Written in English

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Statementedited by M.E. Bushell.
SeriesProgress in industrial microbiology -- vol.19
ContributionsBushell, M. E.
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Open LibraryOL18707703M

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