Published in Mental Health Weekly Digest, October 29th, 2007
The team, led by graduate student Yan Wang, used the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster as a model system to determine how the nervous system becomes tolerant to sedation with organic solvent inhalants.
The team's work appears in the October 16 issue of Public Library of Science-Biology.
"Drug tolerance causes the user to consume more of the drug, speeding them down the path of addiction," said Nigel Atkinson, an associate...
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