Heroin By:Alyssa Stoving

Cell Communication-is the process by which all cells detects and responds to the signals in the environment.

Heroin is a highly addictive drug made from morphine and is often used to reduce pain or cause a "high" feeling.

Why is heroin a cell-to-cell miscommunication? Heroin enters the brain and and it turned into morphine where it binds to opioid receptors. The opioid's then act like ligand's then dopamine is released causing a pain reliever and excitement.

Symptoms of Heroin- Small pupiles , disorientation , cycles of hyper alertness , increases in time spent sleeping , loss of motivation toward future goals , weight loss , runny nose(not due to sickness) , scabs (from picking at skin) , seizures , Bacterial infections ,and liver & heart problems.

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