Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Concepts and Applications

Gary Walsh

University of Limerick, Republic of Ireland

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Pharmaceutical biotechnology : concepts and applications / Gary Walsh. p. ; cm.

Includes bibliographical references. ISBN 978-0-470-01244-4 (cloth) 1. Pharmaceutical biotechnology. I. Title. [DNLM: 1. Technology, Pharmaceutical. 2. Biotechnology. 3. Pharmaceutical Preparations. QV 778 W224p 2007] RS380.W35 2007

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