Molecular Biology of Drug Addiction by Rafael Maldonado

By Rafael Maldonado

A finished multidisciplinary evaluation of the main suitable molecular, genetic, and behavioral ways used to enquire the neurobiological foundation of drug habit. The authors discover the newest findings on opioid, psychostimulant, cannabinoid, alcohol, and nicotine dependancy, supply clean insights into the genetic foundation of drug habit and the hot healing views those have opened. They describe the know-how to be had to generate conditional knockout mice and convey how those mice can show the molecular foundation of opioid, psychostimulant, and cannabinoid dependancy. additionally they overview the several behavioral types on hand to guage the lucrative results of substances and research the genes eager about alcohol dependence.

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