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Cannella, N., A. Cosa-Linan, T. Takahashi, W. Weber-Fahr, and R. Spanagel (2020). "Cocaine addicted rats show reduced neural activity as revealed by manganese-enhanced MRI." Sci Rep 10(19353): 1–14.

Domi, E., L. Xu, M. Paetz, A. Nordeman, G. Augier, L. Holm, S. Toivainen, E. Augier, A. C. Hansson, and M. Heilig (2020). "Nicotine increases alcohol self-administration in male rats via a mu-opioid mechanism within the mesolimbic pathway." Br J Pharmacol 177(19): 4516-4531.

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Egenrieder, L., E. Mitricheva, R. Spanagel, and H. R. Noori (2020). "No basal or drug-induced sex differences in striatal dopaminergic levels: a cluster and meta-analysis of rat microdialysis studies." J Neurochem.

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