Asami Naka

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Current concepts of memory storage are largely based on Hebbian-type synaptic long-term potentiation induced by concurrent activity of pre- and postsynaptic neurons. Little is known about non-Hebbian synaptic plasticity, which, if present in nociceptive pathways, could resolve a number of unexplained findings. We performed whole-cell patch-clamp recordings(More)
Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) is a standard therapy used in different painful conditions such as low back pain, diabetic polyneuropathy or arthrosis. However, literature reviews focusing on the effects and the clinical implication of this method in various painful conditions are yet scarce. The purpose of this literature research was to(More)
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