Yong-Xiang Tan

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In conscious rats, we investigated the change of nociceptive paw withdrawal reflexes elicited by mechanical and heat stimuli during intramuscular (i.m.) 5.8% hypertonic (HT) saline elicited muscle nociception. i.m. injection of HT saline caused rapid onset, long lasting (around 7 days), bilateral mechanical hyperalgesia, while it induced bilateral, slower(More)
Sex-associated differences in the perception and modulation of pain have widely been reported in humans as well as animals. The aim of the present study performed in conscious rats of both sexes was to systematically investigate the role of sex in endogenous descending controls of nociceptive paw withdrawal reflex during experimental muscle pain elicited by(More)
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