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Effect of Acute and Chronic Administration of Methimazole on Morphine Withdrawal Signs in Adult Male Mice

Mahnaz Kesmati 1 , * , Khadijeh Gholami 1 and S. Reza Kazeminejad 2
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1 Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, Iran
2 Department of Genetic, Faculty of Sciences, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, Iran
Article information
  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: February 28, 2015, 17 (2); e1990
  • Published Online: August 21, 2013
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 22, 2013
  • Accepted: June 19, 2013

To Cite: Kesmati M, Gholami K, Kazeminejad S R. Effect of Acute and Chronic Administration of Methimazole on Morphine Withdrawal Signs in Adult Male Mice, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2015 ; 17(2):e1990.

Abstract
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