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A Molecular Mechanism of Ethanol Dependence: The Influence of the Ionotropic Glutamate Receptor Activated by N-Methyl-D-Aspartate

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Sonia Luz Albarracín Cordero, Bernd Robert Stab II, Felipe Guillen and Edgar Antonio Reyes Montano

Submitted: 27 April 2011 Published: 19 October 2012

DOI: 10.5772/50818

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Written By

Sonia Luz Albarracín Cordero, Bernd Robert Stab II, Felipe Guillen and Edgar Antonio Reyes Montano

Submitted: 27 April 2011 Published: 19 October 2012