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Antibody affinity thermodynamic aspects and biological significance by M. W. Steward

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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton, Fla .
Written in English


  • Antigen-antibody reactions.,
  • Thermodynamics.,
  • Antibody affinity.,
  • Thermodynamics.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementauthors, Michael W. Steward and Jens Steensgaard.
ContributionsSteensgaard, Jens.
LC ClassificationsQR187.A1
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22206722M
ISBN 10084935790X

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