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Mathematical models and immune cell biology by Carmen Molina-ParГ­s

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Published by Springer in New York .
Written in English


  • T-Lymphocytes,
  • B-Lymphocytes,
  • Immunology,
  • Adaptive Immunity,
  • Immunological Models,
  • Mathematical models

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementCarmen Molina-París, Grant Lythe, editors
LC ClassificationsQR182.2.M36 M38 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 407 p. :
Number of Pages407
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25064162M
ISBN 101441977244, 1441977252
ISBN 109781441977243, 9781441977250
LC Control Number2011926883

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