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[Possible application of lectins in diagnostics and therapy. Part I. Diagnostic application].

@article{Koska2008PossibleAO,
  title={[Possible application of lectins in diagnostics and therapy. Part I. Diagnostic application].},
  author={Grażyna Końska and Urszula W{\'o}jtowicz and Anna Pituch-Noworolska},
  journal={Przeglad lekarski},
  year={2008},
  volume={65 4},
  pages={
          189-94
        }
}
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