Influence of light at night on murine anxiety- and depressive-like responses

@article{Fonken2009InfluenceOL,
  title={Influence of light at night on murine anxiety- and depressive-like responses},
  author={Laura K. Fonken and M. Sima Finy and James C. Walton and Zachary M Weil and Joanna L. Workman and Jessica Ross and Randy J Nelson},
  journal={Behavioural Brain Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={205},
  pages={349-354}
}

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