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UNLABELLED A burn is a severe injury, and the resulting pain can be very significant. Currently, opioids are the primary method of pain management, but these drugs have side effects; thus, it is of prime focus to research the mechanisms of pain formation and analgesic drugs. OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of tetramethylpyrazine (TMP) on burn pain(More)
Sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (sALS) is a severe neurodegenerative disease that causes progressive motor neuron death. Although the etiology of sALS remains unknown, genetic variants are thought to predispose individuals to the disease. Several recent genome-wide association studies have identified a number of loci that increase sALS(More)
The role of ATP is as a functional neurotransmitter and local intercellular signaling molecule. The nodose neurons express both P2X(2) and P2X(3) subunits in their plasma membrane. This study wants to observe the expression of P2X(2) receptor and the expression relationship between P2X(2) and P2X(3) in nodose neurons after myocardial ischemic injury. The(More)
The study investigated the effects of puerarin on P2X(3) receptor involved in hyperalgesia after burn injury in the rat. Superficial second degree burn injury models were adopted. Mechanical withdrawal threshold (MWT) and thermal withdrawal latency (TWL) were measured and the P2X(3) receptor expressions in dorsal root ganglion (DRG) from burn injury models(More)
Asthma is an inflammatory disease of the lungs characterized by airway remolding. In this study, we examined whether resveratrol exerts protective effects on allergic asthma in a murine model. To investigate the effects of resveratrol on allergic airway inflammation in house dust mite (HDM)-induced mouse asthma and explore its mechanism, a chronic asthma(More)
The pathogenesis of neuropathic pain is complex. P2X₂(/)₃ receptor plays a crucial role in nociception transduction of chronic pain. VEGF inhibitors are effective for pain relief. The present study investigated the effects of VEGF and VEGF receptor-2 (VEGFR2) on the pain transmission in neuropathic pain states that mediated by P2X₂(/)₃ receptor in primary(More)
Neuropathic pain is usually persistent and there is no effective treatment. Activation of P2X(3) receptor subtype in primary sensory neurons is involved in neuropathic pain. Sodium ferulate (SF) is an active principle from Chinese herbal medicine and has anti-inflammatory activities. This study observed the effects of SF on the hyperalgesia mediated by(More)
Neuropathic pain usually is persistent and no effective treatment. ATP plays an important role in the initiation of pain. P2X(3) receptors are localized in the dorsal root ganglion (DRG) neurons and activated by extracellular ATP. Sodium ferulate (SF) is an active principle from Chinese herbal medicine and has anti-inflammatory activities. This study(More)
Myocardial ischemia causes the production of a variety of chemical substances, which act on the cardiac afferent nerve to cause pain. Myocardial damage can affect cardiac vagal afferent activity. Survivors of myocardial infarction are often left with impaired activity of cardiac vagal sensory fibres. The nodose ganglia (NG) are lower ganglia of cardiac(More)
The restructuring of cardiac innervation after myocardial ischemic injury, which is often associated with an increased sympathoexcitatory reflex characterized by an increase in blood pressure and sympathetic nerve activity. This study observed whether P2X(2/3) receptor in rat superior cervical ganglion (SCG) played a role in the increased sympathoexcitatory(More)