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Liver, drugs and aging

CNR/EURAGE/NIH Symposium on "New Trends in Aging Research" (1985 Bologna, Italy)

Liver, drugs and aging

proceedings of the CNR/EURAGE/NIH Symposium on "New Trends in Aging Research," Bologna, Italy, November 6-9, 1985

by CNR/EURAGE/NIH Symposium on "New Trends in Aging Research" (1985 Bologna, Italy)

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Published by EURAGE in Rijswijk .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aging -- Physiological aspects -- Congresses,
  • Aging -- metabolism -- congresses.,
  • Drug Therapy -- in old age -- congresses.,
  • Geriatric pharmacology -- Congresses,
  • Liver -- Congresses,
  • Liver -- metabolism -- congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and indexes.

    Statementeditors, C.F.A. van Bezooijen, F. Miglio, D.L. Knook.
    SeriesTopics in aging research in Europe -- v. 7
    ContributionsBezooijen, Cornelis Franciscus Aloysius van, 1944-, Knook, D. L., Miglio, F., Consiglio nazionale delle ricerche (Italy), EURAGE (Program), National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC953.7 C12 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 147 p. :
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21728283M
    ISBN 109071021076


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