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Aging of the brain

proceedings of the First International Tropon Symposium on Brain Aging, held in Cologne, Federal Republic of Germany, on November 16-18, 1982

by International Tropon Symposium on Brain Aging (1st 1982 Cologne, Germany)

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Published by Elsevier Science Publishers, Sole distributors for the USA and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, New York, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brain -- Aging -- Congresses.,
  • Brain -- Diseases -- Age factors -- Congresses.,
  • Alzheimer"s disease -- Congresses.,
  • Aging.,
  • Brain.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and indexes.

    Statementedited by Willem Hendrik Gispen and Jörg Traber.
    SeriesDevelopments in neurology ;, v. 7
    ContributionsGispen, Willem Hendrik., Traber, Jörg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP376 .I592 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 317 p. :
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3178199M
    ISBN 10044480546X
    LC Control Number83020740

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