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A gene required for addictive behavior: Researchers show that mice lacking the Maged1 gene are unable to acquire cocaine addictionwww.sciencedaily.com

Cocaine can have a devastating effect on people. It directly stimulates the brain's reward center, and, more importantly, induces long-term changes to the reward circuitry that are responsible for addictive behaviors. Scientists have now uncovered that a gene called Maged1 plays a crucial role in controlling these pathological changes.

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