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In the future, scientists may bathe worms in drugs other
than Prozac. Blakely, for example, plans to expose C. elegans
to antipsychotic drugs that affect transporters for the brain
"Drugs have historically been effective tools for
investigating how worm neurons work; worm neurons may prove
equally effective for investigating how drugs work," notes
William R. Schafer of the University of California, San Diego
in a commentary in the Sept. 3 CELL.
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