Functional differences between neurochemically defined populations of inhibitory interneurons in the rat spinal dorsal horn☆

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Polgár, Erika; Sardella, T.C.P.; Tiong, S.Y.X.; Locke, S.; Watanabe, M.; Todd, A.J.;
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Journal: Pain, volume 154, issue 12, pages 2,606-2,615 (issn: 0304-3959, eissn: 1872-6623)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC3858808, doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2013.05.001
  • Subject: Somatostatin receptor 2A | Pain | Galanin | Parvalbumin | Neuropeptide Y | Neuronal nitric oxide synthase | Research Papers
    mesheuropmc: nervous system | musculoskeletal, neural, and ocular physiology | mental disorders

In order to understand how nociceptive information is processed in the spinal dorsal horn we need to unravel the complex synaptic circuits involving interneurons, which constitute the vast majority of the neurons in laminae I–III. The main limitation has been the diffic... View more
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