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Papers: 19 Feb 2022 - 25 Feb 2022

Animal Studies


2022 Feb 19

Cell Mol Biol Lett



Exploring neuronal mechanisms involved in the scratching behavior of a mouse model of allergic contact dermatitis by transcriptomics.


Liu B, Chen R, Wang J, Li Y, Yin C, Tai Y, Nie H, Zeng D, Fang J, Du J, Liang Y, Shao X, Fang J, Liu B
Cell Mol Biol Lett. 2022 Feb 19; 27(1):16.
PMID: 35183104.


Allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) is a common skin condition characterized by contact hypersensitivity to allergens, accompanied with skin inflammation and a mixed itch and pain sensation. The itch and pain dramatically affects patients' quality of life. However, still little is known about the mechanisms triggering pain and itch sensations in ACD.