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Role of Genetics in Musculoskeletal Injuries: The Unsolved Jigsaw Puzzle

Sharad Prabhakar

Citation Information : Prabhakar S. Role of Genetics in Musculoskeletal Injuries: The Unsolved Jigsaw Puzzle. J Postgrad Med Edu Res 2014; 48 (4).

DOI: 10.5005/jpmer-48-4-iv

License: CC BY-ND 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; The Author(s).


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