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The effect of phytol upon skeletal muscle damage in vitamin E-deficient animals

  • S. Krywawych
  • M. J. Jackson
  • C. Forte
  • P. J. Garrod
  • D. K. Walker
  • D. P. Brenton
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Keywords

Public Health Internal Medicine Skeletal Muscle Metabolic Disease Phytol 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Krywawych
    • 1
  • M. J. Jackson
    • 1
  • C. Forte
    • 1
  • P. J. Garrod
    • 1
  • D. K. Walker
    • 1
  • D. P. Brenton
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MedicineUniversity College London School of Medicine, The Rayne InstituteLondonUK

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