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Published by Office for Official Publications of the European Communities in Luxembourg .
Written in English


  • Stem cells -- Research,
  • Stem cells -- Patents,
  • Patent assignments,
  • Patent laws and legislation

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Edition Notes

StatementGeertrui Van Overwalle
ContributionsEuropean Group on Ethics in Science and new Technologies to the European Commission
The Physical Object
Pagination218 p. :
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15359555M
ISBN 109289419873

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