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Giant molecules

W. B. Gratzer

Giant molecules

from nylon to nanotubes

by W. B. Gratzer

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Macromolecules

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-242) and index.

    StatementWalter Gratzer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQD381 .G72 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 254 p. :
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24122456M
    ISBN 100199550026
    ISBN 109780199550029
    LC Control Number2009517082

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