No association between CART (cocaine- and amphetamine-regulated transcript) gene and methamphetamine dependence.

Abstract

Cocaine- and amphetamine-regulated transcript (CART) was originally discovered as a peptide that increased in the rat striatum after injection of a psychostimulant drug, such as cocaine or amphetamine, and is suggested to play potential roles in drug dependence. We tested the genetic association between the CART gene and methamphetamine (METH) dependence… (More)

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