Letter: Sex difference in cardiac actions in prolactin

Horrobin, D F; Nassar, B A; Manku, M S; Tynan, M; Davies, P
November 1974
British Medical Journal;11/23/1974, Vol. 4 Issue 5942, p465
Academic Journal
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