Opiate receptors and opiate antagonists: Progress in the “war on drugs”

Barbara W. Lex, Roger E. Meyer

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The “War on Drugs” has spawned major research efforts that have led to the discovery of the “opiate receptor” and the development of new narcotic antagonists which may be useful adjuncts in the rehabilitation of chronic opiate addicts. At the moment, these findings are rich with potential applications and potential discovery. The authors review the current state of the art.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)54-60
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Drug Issues
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1977

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Health(social science)
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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