Attenuation of the effects of chronic ethanol administration in the brain lipid content of the developing rat by an oil enriched in gamma linolenic acid.

@article{Duffy1992AttenuationOT,
  title={Attenuation of the effects of chronic ethanol administration in the brain lipid content of the developing rat by an oil enriched in gamma linolenic acid.},
  author={Orla Duffy and Jean François Menez and Brian E. Leonard},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={1992},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={
          85-9
        }
}
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