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Epigenetics, behavior and early nicotine

Early nicotine exposure during brain development may cause long-lasting neurobiological and behavioral alterations in adulthood. Jung et al. present insights into the mechanisms mediating these developmental changes.

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Figure 1: An epigenetic mechanism of the long-term neurobiological and behavioral effects produced by early nicotine exposure.


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Maldonado, R., Martin, M. Epigenetics, behavior and early nicotine. Nat Neurosci 19, 863–864 (2016).

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