Dee Rapposelli, Author at Neurology Advisor

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Nicotine Addiction May Have an Off Switch

Investigators honed in on a specific lipid transmitter, the endogenous cannabinoid 2-arachidonoylglycerol (2-AG), and found that inhibition of its enzymatic biosynthesis by diacylglycerol lipase (DAGL) restores the gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) functionality compromised by chronic nicotine exposure.

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