Fruit flies are valid models for studying drug addiction

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Fruit flies are valid models for studying drug addiction

 

Fruit flies are valid models for studying drug addiction in humans, says scientists

3. December 2009 07:02

Fruit flies may seem like unlikely heroes in the battle against drug abuse, but new research suggests that these insects - already used to study dozens of human disease - could claim that role. Scientists are reporting that fruit flies can be used as a simpler and more convenient animal model for studying the effects of cocaine and other drugs of abuse on the brain. Their study appears online in ACS Chemical Neuroscience, a new monthly journal.

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