Brain Protein Could Hold Promise of Curing Alcoholism

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Each year, hundreds of millions of people around the world struggle with alcoholism. Hope might be on the horizon thanks to a protein found in the brain. Researchers from the University of Houston’s College of Pharmacy have isolated the protein MUNC 13-1 and identified it as a critical factor in developing alcohol tolerance.

University of Houston chemist Joydip Das is the man behind the new exploration of the MUNC 13-1 protein. Biologist Gregg Roman from the University of Mississippi


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