Differential effect of dehydroepiandrosterone and its steroid precursor pregnenolone against the behavioural deficits in CO-exposed mice.

@article{Maurice2000DifferentialEO,
  title={Differential effect of dehydroepiandrosterone and its steroid precursor pregnenolone against the behavioural deficits in CO-exposed mice.},
  author={Tangui Maurice and V L Phan and Françoise Sandillon and Alexandre Urani},
  journal={European journal of pharmacology},
  year={2000},
  volume={390 1-2},
  pages={
          145-55
        }
}

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