Mad cow disease (Bovine spongiform encephalopathy)
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Mad cow disease (Bovine spongiform encephalopathy)

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bovine spongiform encephalopathy,
  • Bovine spongiform encephalopathy -- United States -- Prevention

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGeoffrey S. Becker, Curtis W. Copeland and Sarah A. Lister (editor).
ContributionsCopeland, Curtis W., Lister, Sarah A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSF967.S63 B43 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16365236M
ISBN 109781604563245
LC Control Number2007052098
OCLC/WorldCa185033055

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