New Vaccine to Terminate Cocaine's Addictive Buzz

by Dr. Trupti Shirole on  January 25, 2015 at 6:28 PM Alcohol & Drug Abuse News
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Researchers have modified a safe bacterial protein called flagellin to boost the immune response to cocaine, which can help terminate cocaine's addictive buzz, according to a study published in ACS journal Molecular Pharmaceutics.
 New Vaccine to Terminate Cocaine's Addictive Buzz
New Vaccine to Terminate Cocaine's Addictive Buzz
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Flagellin has already been safely incorporated in other vaccines. During the study, researchers tested the compound in mice and found that it worked better than a vaccine candidate they had developed previously.

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The researchers concluded that this new finding opens up a new avenue for designing vaccines against drugs of abuse.

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