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Volume 3, Pages 105-121
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/tsw.2003.15
Mini-Review Article

Rheology of Biopolymer Solutions and Gels

Biopolymers Group, Division of Life Sciences, King's College London,London, UK

Academic Editor: Julian Vincent

Copyright © 2003 David R. Picout and Simon B. Ross-Murphy.

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