[123I]Iomazenil spect imaging demonstrates significant benzodiazepine receptor reserve in human and nonhuman primate brain

@article{Sybirska1993123IIomazenilSI,
  title={[123I]Iomazenil spect imaging demonstrates significant benzodiazepine receptor reserve in human and nonhuman primate brain},
  author={Elzbieta H. Sybirska and John Seibyl and James Douglas Bremner and R. Michael Baldwin and Mohammed S. Al-Tikriti and Charles W. Bradberry and Robert Malison and Yolanda Zea‐Ponce and S. S. Zoghbi and Matthew J. During and A. W. Goddard and Steven W. Woods and Paul B. Hoffer and Dennis S. Charney and Robert B. Innis},
  journal={Neuropharmacology},
  year={1993},
  volume={32},
  pages={671-680}
}

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