1. 1. The effects of cocaine on locomotor activity and striatal dopaminergic receptors and dopamine turnover were studied in rat pups exposed to cocaine (30 mg/kg/day) throughout the entire gestational period. 2. 2. Prenatal exposure to cocaine did not alter the motor coordination or spontaneous locomotor activity in the offspring. 3. 3. No change in the characteristics of dopaminergic receptors and the rate of dopamine turnover was detected in the striatum.
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