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Glutamate-Glutamine Cycling (VCYC) during Cocaine Abstinence using 1H-MRS


Addictive Behaviors | Alcohol Addiction | Mental Health & Behavioral Research

What is the purpose of this trial?

This study is designed to look at the relationship between brain glucose utilization, neurotransmission (e.g., glutamate, also known as the main excitatory amino-acid neurotransmitter in the brain), and synaptic density. This relationship will be explored in the brain's prefrontal cortex, an area important in decision-making and impulsivity.

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    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
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