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Logo of procrsmedFormerly medchtJournal of the Royal Society of MedicineProceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine
Proc R Soc Med. 1977 January; 70(1): 37–38.
PMCID: PMC1542905

Neurotoxic properties of certain aliphatic hexacarbons.

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