Peripheral AMPA receptors contribute to muscle nociception and c-fos activation.

Abstract

In this study, involvement of peripheral AMPA receptors in mediating craniofacial muscle pain was investigated. AMPA receptor subunits, GluR1 and GluR2, were predominantly expressed in small to medium size neurons but more GluR2 positive labeling were encountered in trigeminal ganglia (TG) of male Sprague Dawley rats. A greater prevalence of GluR2 is… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.neures.2008.06.007

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