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Published by Telford Press in Caldwell, N.J .
Written in English


  • Cholesterol -- Metabolism.,
  • Cholesterol -- Physiological effect.,
  • Cholesterol -- Pathophysiology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Mojtaba Esfahani and John B. Swaney.
ContributionsEsfahani, Mojtaba, 1939-, Swaney, John B., 1944-
LC ClassificationsQP752.C5 A33 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination420 p. :
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2199758M
ISBN 100936923350
LC Control Number89020584

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