Involvement of A1 Adenosine Receptors in the Acquisition of Fertilizing Capacity
Article first published online: 2 JAN 2013
2004 American Society of Andrology
Journal of Andrology
Volume 25, Issue 2, pages 286–292, March-April 2004
How to Cite
Minelli, A., Liguori, L., Bellazza, I., Mannucci, R., Johansson, B. and Fredholm, B. B. (2004), Involvement of A1 Adenosine Receptors in the Acquisition of Fertilizing Capacity. Journal of Andrology, 25: 286–292. doi: 10.1002/j.1939-4640.2004.tb02789.x
- Issue published online: 2 JAN 2013
- Article first published online: 2 JAN 2013
- Received for publication July 24, 2003; accepted for publication November 5, 2003
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