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Kåre Ingmar Berg - bibliography

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Norwegian geneticist, born March 1, 1932, Hammerfest.



  • Studies on the Lp system of human serum b-lipoproteins.
    Doctoral thesis, Oslo, 1964.
  • Genetic Damage in Man Caused by Environmental Agents. Academic Press, 1979.
  • Research Ethics. Alan R. Liss, 1983.
  • Medical Genetics. Past, Present, Future.
    Alan R. Liss 1985.
  • From Phenotype to Gene in Common Disorders.
    Munksgaard 1990.
  • Cardiovascular Diseases. Genetics, Epidemiology and Prevention.
    With J. J. Nora and A. H. Nora. Oxford University Press 1991.

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