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Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction: What Science Says

7: Neurotransmission (continued)

Neurotransmission continued

After the signal is sent to the neighboring neuron, dopamine is transported back to the neuron from which it was released by another specialized protein, the "dopamine transporter".

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NIDA. (2016, February 11). Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction: What Science Says. Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/understanding-drug-abuse-addiction-what-science-says

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