TITLE

Effect of platelet activating factor (PAF) on the migration of human lymphocytes

AUTHOR(S)
McFadden, R G; Bishop, M A; Caveney, A N; Fraher, L J
PUB. DATE
March 1995
SOURCE
Thorax;Mar1995, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p265
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66068129

 

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