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The type 2 diabetes drug liraglutide reduces chronic inflammation induced by irradiation in the mouse brain

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The type 2 diabetes drug liraglutide reduces chronic inflammation induced by irradiation in the mouse brain. / Parthsarathy, Vadivel; Hölscher, Christian.

In: European Journal of Pharmacology, Vol. 700, No. 1-3, 30.01.2013, p. 42-50.

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Parthsarathy, Vadivel ; Hölscher, Christian. / The type 2 diabetes drug liraglutide reduces chronic inflammation induced by irradiation in the mouse brain. In: European Journal of Pharmacology. 2013 ; Vol. 700, No. 1-3. pp. 42-50.

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