Omega-Conotoxins as Experimental Tools and Therapeutics in Pain Management

@inproceedings{Hannon2013OmegaConotoxinsAE,
  title={Omega-Conotoxins as Experimental Tools and Therapeutics in Pain Management},
  author={Heidi E. Hannon and William David Atchison},
  booktitle={Marine drugs},
  year={2013}
}
Neuropathic pain afflicts a large percentage of the global population. This form of chronic, intractable pain arises when the peripheral or central nervous systems are damaged, either directly by lesion or indirectly through disease. The comorbidity of neuropathic pain with other diseases, including diabetes, cancer, and AIDS, contributes to a complex pathogenesis and symptom profile. Because most patients present with neuropathic pain refractory to current first-line therapeutics… CONTINUE READING

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