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The thymus: a barometer of malnutrition

  • Andrew M. Prentice (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0007114599000628
  • Published online: 01 March 2007
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British Journal of Nutrition
  • ISSN: 0007-1145
  • EISSN: 1475-2662
  • URL: /core/journals/british-journal-of-nutrition
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