TCA manual / Tissue Culture Association

, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 991–992 | Cite as

Cultivation of granular amoebocytes from the American oyster

  • Edward B. Stephens
  • Frank M. Hetrick

Key works

oyster granular amoebocytes cell culture 


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward B. Stephens
    • 1
  • Frank M. Hetrick
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MicrobiologyUniversity of MarylandCollege Park

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