TITLE

Itch: Role of Prostaglandins

AUTHOR(S)
Greaves, Malcolm W.; McDonald-Gibson, Wendy
PUB. DATE
September 1973
SOURCE
British Medical Journal;9/22/1973, Vol. 3 Issue 5881, p608
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
64108287

 

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