Drugs, flies, and videotape: The effects of ethanol and cocaine on Drosophila locomotion

Adrian Rothenfluh, Ulrike Heberlein

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Abstract

Drosophila melanogaster has been introduced recently as a model organism in which to study the mechanisms by which drugs of abuse change behavior and by which the nervous system changes upon repeated drug exposure. Surprising similarities between flies and mammals have begun to emerge at the behavioral, neurochemical and molecular levels.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)639-645
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent Opinion in Neurobiology
Volume12
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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