Heat hyperalgesia following partial sciatic ligation in rats: interacting nature and nurture.

@article{Shir2001HeatHF,
  title={Heat hyperalgesia following partial sciatic ligation in rats: interacting nature and nurture.},
  author={Yoram Shir and Ze'ev Seltzer},
  journal={Neuroreport},
  year={2001},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={809-13}
}
As in humans, levels of neuropathic pain produced by nerve injury are highly variable among animals. This variability was attributed to genetic and environmental factors. For example, we reported that chronic neuropathic sensory disorders developing following total (autotomy) or partial nerve injury (allodynia and hyperalgesia) depended on the diet rats… CONTINUE READING