[Electroacupuncture protects the brain against acute ischemic injury via up-regulation of delta-opioid receptor in rats].


OBJECTIVE To explore the effect of delta-opioid receptor (DOR) in electroacupuncture (EA) protecting the brain against acute ischemic injury. METHODS Fifty-one rats were randomly divided into sham ischemia group, ischemia group, sham EA group, EA group, and EA+DOR antagonist (naltrindole) group. Transient focal cerebral ischemia (1 hour) was induced in… (More)
DOI: 10.3736/jcim20080617