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Watson W. Wise Medical Research Library
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler
11937 US Highway 271
Tyler, TX 75708-3154

Phone: (903)877-2865
Fax: (903)877-8839 or 5412 

Last update: April 4, 2012
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