• Corpus ID: 30817092

[Mutagenic effects of coal tar used in the treatment of psoriasis].

@article{Gardosov1997MutagenicEO,
  title={[Mutagenic effects of coal tar used in the treatment of psoriasis].},
  author={D Gardosov{\'a} and V. Zvol{\'a}nekov{\'a} Mezencevov{\'a} and Ivan Kalina and F H{\'e}jj and Maciej Kopka and J Petrovicov{\'a}},
  journal={Bratislavske lekarske listy},
  year={1997},
  volume={98 3},
  pages={
          146-9
        }
}
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