American Journal of Infectious Diseases

Cocaine Exposure Results in Formation of Dendritic Varicosity in Rat Primary Hippocampal Neurons

Honghong Yao, Crystal Bethel-Brown, Anil Kumar and Shilpa Buch

DOI : 10.3844/ajidsp.2009.26.30

American Journal of Infectious Diseases

Volume 5, Issue 1

Pages 26-30

Abstract

Problem statement: It has been well documented that drugs of abuse such as cocaine can cause enhanced progression of HIV-Associated Neuropathological Disorders (HAND), the underlying mechanisms mediating these effects remain poorly understood. Approach: In present study, we explored the impact of cocaine exposure (I and 10

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© 2009 Honghong Yao, Crystal Bethel-Brown, Anil Kumar and Shilpa Buch. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.