Of microbes and men
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Of microbes and men the emotions, drama, and mystery of a struggle to correct a 125-year-old mistake and improve our defenses against epidemics and bioterrorism : a public affairs book by William Marshall

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Published by AuthorHouse in Bloomington, IN .
Written in English


  • Bacteria,
  • Bacterial spores,
  • Bacterial genetics

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Edition Notes

Statementby William Marshall.
LC ClassificationsQR84 .M37 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination203 p. ;
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23629645M
ISBN 109781434343758
LC Control Number2007908380

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