In rats that can’t control glutamate, cocaine is less rewarding, staving off relapse

Posted by - July 11, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteRats missing a neuroreceptor that controls the release of the neurotransmitter glutamate are less amenable to the rewarding effects of cocaine, increasing their chance of kicking the habit once addicted, researchers find. Their work suggests that the receptor, which protects nerve cells from fatal inundation by excess glutamate,

Read More