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Table of Contents
Vol. 74, No. 4, 2007
Issue release date: August 2007
Section title: Paper
Pathobiology 2007;74:251–258
(DOI:10.1159/000104453)

The Genome Austria Tissue Bank (GATiB)

Asslaber M.a · Abuja P.M.a · Stark K.a, f · Eder J.f · Gottweis H.g · Trauner M.b · Samonigg H.c · Mischinger H.J.d · Schippinger W.c · Berghold A.e · Denk H.a · Zatloukal K.a
aInstitute of Pathology, bDepartment of Medicine, Laboratory of Experimental and Molecular Hepatology, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, cDivision of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, dDivision of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, and eInstitute of Medical Informatics, Statistics and Documentation, Medical University of Graz, Graz, and fFaculty of Computer Sciences, and gDepartment of Political Science, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
email Corresponding Author

Kurt Zatloukal, MD

Institute of Pathology, Medical University of Graz

Auenbruggerplatz 25

AT–8036 Graz (Austria)

Tel. +43 316 380 4404, Fax +43 316 384 329, E-Mail kurt.zatloukal@meduni-graz.at


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