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Hammes H-P et al. (2003) Benfotiamine blocks three major pathways of hyperglycemic damage and prevents experimental diabetic retinopathy. Nature Medicine 9: 294-299.

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Luyken R (ed.) (1990) Polyneuritis in Chickens, or the Origin of Vitamin Research [First English edition of papers by Christian Eijkman published 1890-1896]. Basle: Roche.

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Thurnham DI (1978) Thiamin. In: Rechcigl M Jr (ed.) Nutrition Disorders, pp. 3-14. West Palm Beach, FL: CRC Press.

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Victor M, Adams RD, and Collins GH (1971) The clinical findings. In: F Plum and FH McDowell (eds.) The Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome, pp. 16-34. Oxford: Blackwell.

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Beat The Battle With The Bottle

Beat The Battle With The Bottle

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