Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna
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ISBN: 978-88-31926-18-8 (paperback)
ISBN: 978-88-31926-19-5 (pdf)
ISBN-A: 10.978.8831926/195 (pdf)
ISBN: 978-88-31926-23-2 (enhanced edition)
DOI: 10.12878/1088pressbit2020_1

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Cover image: Alberto Credi

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Paperback edition publishing coordination: Mattia Righi (Bononia University Press) 

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First edition: April 2020

Original edition: Le macchine molecolari, April 2018
English translation: Lucia Scioscia
Supervision: Alberto Credi

Enhanced digital edition: published on 12 October 2019

Enhanced digital edition: updated on 13 January 2022