Peripheral Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor Subtype 5 Contributes to Inflammation-Induced Hypersensitivity of the Rat Temporomandibular Joint

Abstract

Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) comprise an assortment of clinical conditions characterized by pain in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). TMD patients have a variety of symptoms, including jaw movement disorder and TMJ pain. Metabotropic glutamate receptor subtype 5 (mGluR5) was reported to be involved in pain processing in several animal models of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12031-013-0052-2

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