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The gene wars science, politics, and the human genome by Robert M. Cook-Deegan

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Published by W.W. Norton & Co. in New York .
Written in English


  • Human Genome Project.,
  • Human gene mapping.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [366]-403) and index.

StatementRobert Cook-Deegan.
LC ClassificationsQH445.2 .C66 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination416 p. :
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1402778M
ISBN 100393035727
LC Control Number93010762

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