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Specific Aim (1) To test the prediction that Rhes inhibits dopamine-mediated intracellular signaling.
Specific Aim (2) To test the prediction that directly and specifically decreasing Rhes expression in vivo will result in supersensitive dopamine-mediated signaling and motor behavior.
Specific Aim (3) To test the prediction that alterations in dopamine transmission affect Rhes expression.
The specific aims have not been modified.

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