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Genetic research on biospecimens poses minimal risk. / Wendler, David S.; Rid, Annette.

In: Trends in Genetics, Vol. 31, No. 1, 01.01.2015, p. 11-15.

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Wendler, DS & Rid, A 2015, 'Genetic research on biospecimens poses minimal risk', Trends in Genetics, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 11-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tig.2014.10.003

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Wendler, D. S., & Rid, A. (2015). Genetic research on biospecimens poses minimal risk. Trends in Genetics, 31(1), 11-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tig.2014.10.003

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Wendler DS, Rid A. Genetic research on biospecimens poses minimal risk. Trends in Genetics. 2015 Jan 1;31(1):11-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tig.2014.10.003

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Wendler, David S. ; Rid, Annette. / Genetic research on biospecimens poses minimal risk. In: Trends in Genetics. 2015 ; Vol. 31, No. 1. pp. 11-15.

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