Protective Effect of Oestrogens against the Toxic Decomposition Products of Tribromoethanol

@article{Nicol1965ProtectiveEO,
  title={Protective Effect of Oestrogens against the Toxic Decomposition Products of Tribromoethanol},
  author={Thomas Nicol and Barrie Vernon‐roberts and D. C. Quantock},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1965},
  volume={208},
  pages={1098-1099}
}
THE purpose of the present communication is to record that oestrogens have a protective effect against the toxic decomposition products of the anaesthetic tribromoethanol (‘Avertin’). 

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