Efferent connections of the substantia nigra and ventral tegmental area in the rat

@article{Beckstead1979EfferentCO,
  title={Efferent connections of the substantia nigra and ventral tegmental area in the rat},
  author={Robert M. Beckstead and Valerie B. Domesick and Walle J. H. Nauta},
  journal={Brain Research},
  year={1979},
  volume={175},
  pages={191-217}
}
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