Mediators of inflammation in chronic inflammatory bowel disease

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Mediators of inflammation in chronic inflammatory bowel disease. / Nielsen, O. H.; Rask-Madsen, J.

In: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, Supplement, Vol. 31, No. 216, 22.04.1996, p. 149-159.

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Nielsen, OH & Rask-Madsen, J 1996, 'Mediators of inflammation in chronic inflammatory bowel disease', Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, Supplement, vol. 31, no. 216, pp. 149-159.

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Nielsen, O. H., & Rask-Madsen, J. (1996). Mediators of inflammation in chronic inflammatory bowel disease. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, Supplement, 31(216), 149-159.

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Nielsen OH, Rask-Madsen J. Mediators of inflammation in chronic inflammatory bowel disease. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, Supplement. 1996 Apr 22;31(216):149-159.

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Nielsen, O. H. ; Rask-Madsen, J. / Mediators of inflammation in chronic inflammatory bowel disease. In: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, Supplement. 1996 ; Vol. 31, No. 216. pp. 149-159.

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