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Published by Allied Publishers in New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Human genome -- Research -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Human genetics -- Research -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses.

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Statementeditors, M.G.K. Menon ... [et al].
ContributionsMenon, M. G. K. 1928-, "International Symposium on Human Genome Studies: Emerging Ethical and Socio-Economical Issues" (1998 : Goa, India)
LC ClassificationsQH431 .H8372 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 252 p. :
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL157708M
ISBN 108170238625
LC Control Number99933299

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