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Published by National Academies Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Molecular genetics,
  • Synthetic biology,
  • Genetic engineering,
  • Congresses,
  • Disease susceptibility

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Edition Notes

StatementEileen R. Choffnes, David A. Relman, and Leslie Pray, rapporteurs ; Forum on Microbial Threats, Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
ContributionsInstitute of Medicine (U.S.). Forum on Microbial Threats, Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Board on Global Health
LC ClassificationsRA643 .S445 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 548 p. :
Number of Pages548
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25224405M
ISBN 100309219396
ISBN 109780309219396
LC Control Number2012359213

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