The Botanical Review

, Volume 25, Issue 2, pp 351–384 | Cite as

Mitosis and metabolic organization

  • Herbert Stern


Botanical Review Sulfhydryl Sulfhydryl Group Interphase Nucleus Mitotic Cycle 
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  • Herbert Stern
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  1. 1.Canada Department of AgricultureCanada

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