Party drug’s hold on brain protein

The party drug known as GHB or “fantasy” has been found to bind to a special protein in the brain, highlighting the potential for an antidote to the sometimes deadly drug.

Researchers have shown the coupling of drug and protein was strong even at very low dosage.

Understanding how GHB works will assist in the development of new and better pharmaceuticals with a targeted effect in the brain, without the dangerous side-effects of drug.

Read more at University of Sydney