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Papers: 2 May 2020 - 8 May 2020

Animal Studies

2020 May




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A Central Amygdala-Ventrolateral Periaqueductal Gray Matter Pathway for Pain in a Mouse Model of Depression-like Behavior.


Yin W, Mei L, Sun T, Wang Y, Li J, Chen C, Farzinpour Z, Mao Y, Tao W, Li J, Xie W, Zhang Z
Anesthesiology. 2020 May; 132(5):1175-1196.
PMID: 31996550.


The mechanisms underlying depression-associated pain remain poorly understood. Using a mouse model of depression, the authors hypothesized that the central amygdala-periaqueductal gray circuitry is involved in pathologic nociception associated with depressive states.