Glucocorticoids in the red backed vole (Clethrionomys gapperi)
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Glucocorticoids in the red backed vole (Clethrionomys gapperi) by Eeva R. Kastikainen

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Published by Laurentian University, Department of Biology in Sudbury, Ont .
Written in English

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Statementby Eeva Kastikainen.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 21 l. :
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19990773M

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