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Book reviews

  • Francisco J. Ayala
  • Francesco M. Scudo


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francisco J. Ayala
    • 1
  • Francesco M. Scudo
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of GeneticsUniversity of CaliforniaDavisUSA
  2. 2.Istituto di Genetica Biochimica ed EvoluzionisticaPaviaItaly

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