Neuroscience: drugs

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Cocaine
Blocks DAT, prevents Dopamine reuptake. Impacts rats' Substantia nigra
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Amphetamines
Dopamine agonist. Loaded into vesicles in place of Dopamine, leaving neurotransmitter in the pre-synaptic terminal
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Opiates
Inhibits regulatory GABA neurones: Gi/o linked GPCRs.
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Nicotine
Acetylcholine agonist. Acts of VTA, causing Dopamine release
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Cannabinoids
Similar to opiates. Act on GABAergic neurones
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Dopamine agonist. Loaded into vesicles in place of Dopamine, leaving neurotransmitter in the pre-synaptic terminal

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Amphetamines

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Inhibits regulatory GABA neurones: Gi/o linked GPCRs.

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Acetylcholine agonist. Acts of VTA, causing Dopamine release

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Similar to opiates. Act on GABAergic neurones

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