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International Journal of Peptides
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 932361, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/932361
Research Article

Effects of Voluntary Running in the Female Mice Lateral Septum on BDNF and Corticotropin-Releasing Factor Receptor 2

1Division of Clinical Chemistry, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linköping University, 58183 Linköping, Sweden
2TNO Metabolic Health Research, 2333 Leiden, The Netherlands

Received 30 June 2011; Revised 5 August 2011; Accepted 6 August 2011

Academic Editor: A. Inui

Copyright © 2011 Sofia Gustafsson et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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