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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sleep -- Physiological aspects.,
  • Brain chemistry.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by A. Borbély and J. Valatx.
SeriesExperimental brain research supplementum ;, 8, Experimental brain research., 8.
ContributionsBorbély, Alexander A., Valatx, J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQP425 .S6755 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3184393M
ISBN 100387131469
LC Control Number83027182

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