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Frederick Hecht - bibliography

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American paediatrician and medical geneticist, born 1930, Baltimore, Maryland.


  • Frederick Hecht, Herman E. Wyandt, and R. Ellen Heath Magenis:
    The Human Cell Nucleus: Quinacrine and Other Differential Stains in the Study of Chromatin and Chromosomes.
    The Cell Nucleus, Chapter 14, Volume 1, New York, 1974.

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