Differential effects of amphetamine isomers on dopamine release in the rat striatum and nucleus accumbens core

@article{Glaser2004DifferentialEO,
  title={Differential effects of amphetamine isomers on dopamine release in the rat striatum and nucleus accumbens core},
  author={Paul E. A. Glaser and Theresa C. Thomas and B. Matthew Joyce and Francisco Xavier Castellanos and Greg A. Gerhardt},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2004},
  volume={178},
  pages={250-258}
}
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