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Biosensors in analytical biotechnology

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Published by R.G. Landes in Austin, TX .
Written in English


  • Biotechnological process monitoring.,
  • Biosensors.,
  • Analytical biotechnology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[edited by] Ruth Freitag.
SeriesBiotechnology intelligence unit, Biotechnology intelligence unit (Unnumbered)
ContributionsFreitag, Ruth, 1961-
LC ClassificationsTP248.25.M65 B57 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination[7], 198 p. :
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL797355M
ISBN 101570592985
LC Control Number95033317

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