Anxiolytic effects of nicotine in zebrafish.

@article{Levin2007AnxiolyticEO,
  title={Anxiolytic effects of nicotine in zebrafish.},
  author={Edward D. Levin and Zachary Bencan and Daniel T. Cerutti},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  year={2007},
  volume={90 1},
  pages={54-8}
}
Anxiolytic effects of nicotine have been documented in studies with rodents and humans. Understanding the neural basis of nicotine-induced anxiolysis can help both with developing better aids for smoking cessation as well as with the potential development of novel nicotinic ligands for treating anxiety. Complementary non-mammalian models may be useful for determining the molecular bases of nicotine effects on neurobehavioral function. The current project examined whether a zebrafish model of… CONTINUE READING
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