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What it is like to use animals in neurobiological research in the UK? Why we need rats

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What it is like to use animals in neurobiological research in the UK? Why we need rats. / Moon, Lawrence.

In: Biochemist, Vol. 30, No. 5, 01.10.2008, p. 30-31.

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Moon, L 2008, 'What it is like to use animals in neurobiological research in the UK? Why we need rats', Biochemist, vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 30-31.

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Moon, L. (2008). What it is like to use animals in neurobiological research in the UK? Why we need rats. Biochemist, 30(5), 30-31.

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Moon L. What it is like to use animals in neurobiological research in the UK? Why we need rats. Biochemist. 2008 Oct 1;30(5):30-31.

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Moon, Lawrence. / What it is like to use animals in neurobiological research in the UK? Why we need rats. In: Biochemist. 2008 ; Vol. 30, No. 5. pp. 30-31.

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