Re: Addiction

From: Robert J. Bradbury (bradbury@aeiveos.com)
Date: Mon Jan 21 2002 - 13:58:30 MST


Some recent scientific results have shed light on cocaine
addiction (I'm unsure how related it is to alcohol addiction).

It turns out that its the pathway driven through the mGluR5
(glutamate receptor 5?) that appears to be the essential
component in the formation of cocaine addiction.

See:
http://www.thescientificworld.com/NewsLab/newslab_details.asp?uid=&bid=&id=12985&sectionId=0

Robert



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