Metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 modulates nociceptive plasticity via extracellular signal-regulated kinase-Kv4.2 signaling in spinal cord dorsal horn neurons.

Hu H.-J., Alter B.J., Carrasquillo Y., Qiu C.-S., Gereau IV R.W. (2007) Metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 modulates nociceptive plasticity via extracellular signal-regulated kinase-Kv4.2 signaling in spinal cord dorsal horn neurons. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 27(48):13181-91.

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Central serotonergic neurons are differentially required for opioid analgesia but not for morphine tolerance or morphine reward.

Zhao Z.-Q., Gao Y.-J., Sun Y.-G., Zhao C.-S., Gereau IV R.W., Chen Z.-F. (2007) Central serotonergic neurons are differentially required for opioid analgesia but not for morphine tolerance or morphine reward. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104(36):14519-24.

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Mice lacking central serotonergic neurons show enhanced inflammatory pain and an impaired analgesic response to antidepressant drugs.

Zhao Z.-Q., Chiechio S., Sun Y.-G., Zhang K.-H., Zhao C.-S., Scott M., Johnson R.L., Deneris E.S., Renner K.J., Gereau IV R.W., Chen Z.-F. (2007) Mice lacking central serotonergic neurons show enhanced inflammatory pain and an impaired analgesic response to antidepressant drugs. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 27(22):6045-53.

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Activation of the extracellular signal-regulated kinase in the amygdala modulates pain perception.

Carrasquillo Y., Gereau IV R.W. (2007) Activation of the extracellular signal-regulated kinase in the amygdala modulates pain perception. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 27(7):1543-51.

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Acetyl-L-carnitine in neuropathic pain: experimental data.

Chiechio S., Copani A., Gereau 4th. R.W., Nicoletti F. (2007) Acetyl-L-carnitine in neuropathic pain: experimental data. CNS drugs, 21 Suppl 1():31-8; discussion 45-6.

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