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l research. Please fax clips to NIGMS at (301) 402-0224. The cocaine used in this study was supplied by another NIH component, the National Institute on Drug Abuse. This release will be available online at http://www.nih.gov/nigms/news/releases/cocaine.html after the embargo date.

Journalists may obtain the journal article from Current Biology at http://biomednet.com/cbiology/cubsamp2.htm.

Reference
McClung C and Hirsh J. Stereotypic Behavioral Responses to Free-Base Cocaine and the Development of Behavioral Sensitization in Drosophila. Current Biology 1998; 8:109-112.

Researchers

Dr. Jay Hirsh, professor
Colleen McClung, graduate student
Department of Biology
University of Virginia, Charlottesville
(804) 982-5608

University media contact

Dan Heuchert
University of Virginia News Officer
dnh6n@virginia.edu
(804) 924-7676

For scientific perspective on this research, call the NIGMS Public Information Office at (301) 496-7301 to interview Dr. Michael Sesma, program director, Division of Genetics and Developmental Biology, NIGMS.


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Contact: Alisa Zapp Machalek
alisa.zapp@nih.gov
(301) 496-7301
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences
13-Jan-1998


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