Resumé

Udgivelsesdato: 1996-Dec
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftDanish medical bulletin
Vol/bind43
Udgave nummer5
Sider (fra-til)467-470
Antal sider3
ISSN0907-8916
StatusUdgivet - 1. dec. 1996

Fingeraftryk

Genetic Research
Twin Studies
Research
History
Population

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I: Danish medical bulletin, Bind 43, Nr. 5, 01.12.1996, s. 467-470.

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