Some aspects of the chemistry of opium

by S. F. Dyke

Publisher: Royal Institute of Chemistry in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 50 Downloads: 414
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    Bibliography: p. 48-50.

    Statementby S. F. Dyke.
    SeriesLecture series / Royal Institute of Chemistry ;, 1965, no. 1, Lecture series (Royal Institute of Chemistry) ;, 1965, no. 1.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQD1 .R678 1965, no. 1
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2], 50 p.
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5976228M
    LC Control Number66002423
    OCLC/WorldCa7469928

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