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Human Studies

2021 Jan

Ann Transl Med



Macrophage-derived netrin-1 contributes to endometriosis-associated pain.


Ding S, Guo X, Zhu L, Wang J, Li T, Yu Q, Zhang X
Ann Transl Med. 2021 Jan; 9(1):29.
PMID: 33553322.


Endometriosis-associated pain can be considered a type of neuropathic pain. Netrin-1 is an axon guidance cue that regulates axonal attraction or rejection in neural injury and regeneration. However, whether netrin-1 plays a role in endometriosis-associated pain remains unclear. This study aimed to determine the role of netrin-1 in endometriosis-related pain.