Parallel “Pain” Pathways Arise from Subpopulations of Primary Afferent Nociceptor

  title={Parallel “Pain” Pathways Arise from Subpopulations of Primary Afferent Nociceptor},
  author={Jo{\~a}o M. Braz and Mohammed A. Nassar and John N. Wood and Allan I. Basbaum},

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