Acyl group turnover in lipids of rat brain.
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Acyl group turnover in lipids of rat brain. by Fergus J. Doherty

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
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Thesis (Ph.D)-University of Birmingham, Dept of Biochemistry.

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