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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Biobased industrial products: priorities for research and
commercialization / Committee on Biobased Industrial Products, Board on
Biology, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council.
p. cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.
ISBN 0-309-05392-7 (casebound)
1. Biotechnology—United States—Forecasting. 2.
Biotechnology—Government policy—United States. I. National Research
Council (U.S.). Committee on Biobased Industrial Products.
TP248.185 .B535 1999

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