A gene required for addictive behavior

Cocaine can have a devastating effect on people. It directly stimulates the brain’s reward center, and, more importantly, induces long-term changes to the reward circuitry that are responsible for addictive behaviors. Scientists have now uncovered that a gene called Maged1 plays a crucial role in controlling these pathological changes. weiter …

Source:: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180712100435.htm

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