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- 540 Chemistry & allied sciences
- 541 Physical & theoretical chemistry
- 543 Analytical chemistry
- 546 Inorganic chemistry
- 547 Organic chemistry
- 548 Crystallography
- 615 Pharmacology & theraputics
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- Chemistry of advanced materials : an overview
Call number: 620.11 C42i
- Chemical and biological warfare
Call number: 358.34 C42s
- Encyclopedia of chemical reactions
Call Number: R 546 J157e
- Environmental chemical analysis
Call Number: 577.14 K23e
- Environmental chemistry
Call number: 540 M311e, 2000
- How to find chemical information : a guide for practicing chemists, educators, and students
Call Number: R 540.7 M288h, 1998
- Macmillan encyclopedia of chemistry
Call Number: R 540.3 M228L
- McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of science & technology
Call Number: 503 M178m, 1997
- Medicinal plants of the world : chemical constituents,
traditional, and modern medicinal uses
Call Number: R 615.32 R733m
- Pharmacology for chemists
Call number: 615.1 C164p
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