Transgenic mice in the study of drug addiction and the effects of psychostimulant drugs.

Abstract

The first transgenic models used to study addiction were based upon a priori assumptions about the importance of particular genes in addiction, including the main target molecules of morphine, amphetamine, and cocaine. This consequently emphasized the importance of monoamine transporters, opioid receptors, and monoamine receptors in addiction. Although the… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2009.05276.x

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@article{Sora2010TransgenicMI, title={Transgenic mice in the study of drug addiction and the effects of psychostimulant drugs.}, author={Ichiro Sora and Bingjin Li and Moe Igari and F. Scott Hall and Kazutaka Ikeda}, journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences}, year={2010}, volume={1187}, pages={218-46} }