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  • C. Morgado, Patrícia Pereira-Terra, Célia Duarte Cruz, Isaura Tavares
  • Medicine
  • Diabetes, obesity & metabolism
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 February 2011)
  • AIM neuronal hyperactivity at the spinal cord during mechanical hyperalgesia induced by diabetes may result from a decrease in the local expression of the potassium chloride co-transporter 2 (KCC2),Expand
  • Célia Duarte Cruz, António Avelino, Stephen B. McMahon, Francisco Cruz
  • Medicine
  • The European journal of neuroscience
  • 2005 (First Publication: 25 February 2005)
  • Spinal processing of somatosensory and viscerosensory information is greatly facilitated in some persistent pain states. Growing evidence suggests that the so-called central sensitization depends inExpand
  • Royston Pinto, Bonilla Frias, Shaelee Allen, David Dawbarn, Célia Duarte Cruz
  • Medicine
  • Neuroscience
  • 2010 (First Publication: 31 March 2010)
  • Brain derived nerve factor (BDNF) is a trophic factor belonging to the neurotrophin family. It is upregulated in various inflammatory conditions, where it may contribute to altered pain states. InExpand