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Published by Wiley-VCH in Weinheim, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Oxidation-reduction reaction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementVincenzo Balzani (ed.).
ContributionsBalzani, Vincenzo, 1936-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQD63.O9 E38 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination5 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3964409M
ISBN 103527299122
LC Control Number2001269140
OCLC/WorldCa45736689

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