Herpes simplex virus infection induces a selective increase in the proportion of galanin-positive neurons in mouse sensory ganglia.

Abstract

We examined the effects of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection on host neuropeptide content in mouse dorsal root ganglia (DRG) neurons following unilateral hind footpad inoculation. At selected survival times following infection, adjacent tissue sections of decalcified spine containing the paired 4th and 5th lumbar DRGs were immunoreacted to… (More)

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