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Structure-based drug discovery and protein targets in the CNS

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Structure-based drug discovery and protein targets in the CNS. / Hubbard, Roderick E.

In: NEUROPHARMACOLOGY, Vol. 60, No. 1, 01.2011, p. 723.

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Hubbard, RE 2011, 'Structure-based drug discovery and protein targets in the CNS', NEUROPHARMACOLOGY, vol. 60, no. 1, pp. 723. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropharm.2010.07.016

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Hubbard, R. E. (2011). Structure-based drug discovery and protein targets in the CNS. NEUROPHARMACOLOGY, 60(1), 723. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropharm.2010.07.016

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Hubbard RE. Structure-based drug discovery and protein targets in the CNS. NEUROPHARMACOLOGY. 2011 Jan;60(1):723. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropharm.2010.07.016

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Hubbard, Roderick E. / Structure-based drug discovery and protein targets in the CNS. In: NEUROPHARMACOLOGY. 2011 ; Vol. 60, No. 1. pp. 723.

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