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Food neophobia, nanotechnology and satisfaction with life

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Food neophobia, nanotechnology and satisfaction with life. / Schnettler, Berta ; Crisóstomo, Gloria ; Sepúlveda, José ; Mora, Marcos ; Germán, Lobos ; Horacio, Miranda ; Grunert, Klaus G.

In: Appetite, Vol. 69, No. Oct., 2013, p. 71-79.

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Harvard

Schnettler, B, Crisóstomo, G, Sepúlveda, J, Mora, M, Germán, L, Horacio, M & Grunert, KG 2013, 'Food neophobia, nanotechnology and satisfaction with life', Appetite, vol. 69, no. Oct., pp. 71-79.

APA

Schnettler, B., Crisóstomo, G., Sepúlveda, J., Mora, M., Germán, L., Horacio, M., & Grunert, K. G. (2013). Food neophobia, nanotechnology and satisfaction with life. Appetite, 69(Oct.), 71-79.

CBE

Schnettler B, Crisóstomo G, Sepúlveda J, Mora M, Germán L, Horacio M, Grunert KG. 2013. Food neophobia, nanotechnology and satisfaction with life. Appetite. 69(Oct.):71-79.

MLA

Schnettler, Berta et al. "Food neophobia, nanotechnology and satisfaction with life". Appetite. 2013, 69(Oct.). 71-79.

Vancouver

Schnettler B, Crisóstomo G, Sepúlveda J, Mora M, Germán L, Horacio M et al. Food neophobia, nanotechnology and satisfaction with life. Appetite. 2013;69(Oct.):71-79.

Author

Schnettler, Berta ; Crisóstomo, Gloria ; Sepúlveda, José ; Mora, Marcos ; Germán, Lobos ; Horacio, Miranda ; Grunert, Klaus G. / Food neophobia, nanotechnology and satisfaction with life. In: Appetite. 2013 ; Vol. 69, No. Oct. pp. 71-79.

Bibtex

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RIS

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