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Examination of microcystin neurotoxicity using central and peripheral human neurons

Examination of microcystin neurotoxicity using central and peripheral human neurons

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KLIMA, Stefanie, Ilinca SUCIU, Lisa HOELTING, Simon GUTBIER, Tanja WALDMANN, Daniel R. DIETRICH, Marcel LEIST, 2020. Examination of microcystin neurotoxicity using central and peripheral human neurons. In: Alternatives to Animal Experimentation : ALTEX. Springer Spektrum. ISSN 1868-596X. eISSN 1868-8551. Available under: doi: 10.14573/altex.2003182

@article{Klima2020-06-23Exami-50031, title={Examination of microcystin neurotoxicity using central and peripheral human neurons}, year={2020}, doi={10.14573/altex.2003182}, issn={1868-596X}, journal={Alternatives to Animal Experimentation : ALTEX}, author={Klima, Stefanie and Suciu, Ilinca and Hoelting, Lisa and Gutbier, Simon and Waldmann, Tanja and Dietrich, Daniel R. and Leist, Marcel} }

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