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Mammalian energetics

interdisciplinary views of metabolism and reproduction
  • 276 Pages
  • 1.89 MB
  • English

Comstock Pub. Associates , Ithaca, N.Y
Bioenergetics., Mammals -- Metabolism., Mammals -- Reproduction., Physiology, Compara
Statementedited by Thomas E. Tomasi, Teresa H. Horton.
ContributionsTomasi, Thomas E. 1955-, Horton, Teresa H. 1956-
LC ClassificationsQH510 .M36 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 276 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1568067M
ISBN 100801426596
LC Control Number91055568

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