Cocaine addiction

Clues from Drosophila on drugs

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Abstract

Recent studies have shown that the fruitfly Drosophila exhibits behavioral sensitization in response to repeated exposure to cocaine; the exploitation of this genetically tractable model system for studying cocaine addiction is already providing new clues that may help understand the process of drug addiction in man.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume9
Issue number20
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 21 1999
Externally publishedYes

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  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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Cocaine addiction : Clues from Drosophila on drugs. / Wolf, Marina.

In: Current Biology, Vol. 9, No. 20, 21.10.1999.

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