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What has opioid addiction got to do with cats?

Cat lovers will know the effect of catnip on their beloved pets only too well. Catnip (Nepeta cataria) is a member of the mint family and along with a similar plant called silver vine (Actinidia polygamy) it elicits a feline euphoria followed by a period of placid tranquillity, lasting perhaps 15-30 minutes. The effects wereContinue reading “What has opioid addiction got to do with cats?”

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Welcome to Graham Lappin’s Pharmablogoloy Science Blog. I cover many aspects of science with a focus on biochemistry and pharmacology. I try to translate the jargon for the non-expert and always have an eye on¬†exposing pseudoscientific nonsense.

I have a YouTube channel primarily for pharmacokinetics lectures originating from my time at the University of Lincoln

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