The effect of sex steroids on insulin binding by target tissues in the rat.

@article{Ballejo1983TheEO,
  title={The effect of sex steroids on insulin binding by target tissues in the rat.},
  author={Gustavo Ballejo and Tahia H. Saleem and F S Khan-dawood and John C. M. Tsibris and William N. Spellacy},
  journal={Contraception},
  year={1983},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={
          413-22
        }
}
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