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Aging and Alzheimer"s Disease Sensory Systems, Neuronal Growth, and Neuronal Metabolism (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Vol 640) by John H. Growdon

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Published by New York Academy of Sciences .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Geriatric medicine,
  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Geriatrics,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Neurology - Alzheimer"s Disease,
  • Central nervous system,
  • Aging,
  • Alzheimer"s Disease,
  • Chemotherapy,
  • Congresses,
  • Pathophysiology

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8267255M
ISBN 100897667255
ISBN 109780897667258

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