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Amphetamine recapitulates developmental programs in the zebrafish

Jean Lud Cadet

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Molecular Neuropsychiatry Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse/IRP, NIH Biomedical Research Center, 251 Bayview Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21224, USA

Genome Biology 2009, 10:231  doi:10.1186/gb-2009-10-7-231

Published: 31 July 2009


Addictive drugs hijack the human brain's 'reward' systems. A zebrafish model of addiction has recently been used to query changes in gene expression during this process.