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    Agabiti-Rosei, C., De Ciuceis, C., Rossini, C., Porteri, E., Rodella, L. F., Withers, S. B., . . . Rezzani, R. (2014)., Anticontractile activity of perivascular fat in obese mice and the effect of long-term treatment with melatonin., Journal of Hypertension, 32(6), 1264-1274. doi:10.1097/HJH.0000000000000178 [doi]
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