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2022 Apr 30

J Acupunct Meridian Stud



Participation of Potential Transient Receptors in the Antinociceptive Effect of Pharmacopuncture.


de Argôlo I P R, Parisi J R, da Silva J R T, da Silva M L
J Acupunct Meridian Stud. 2022 Apr 30; 15(2):105-113.
PMID: 35770577.


Despite the widespread clinical use of acupuncture in painful situations, the use of this treatment should be further clarified. Nociception is mediated by the activation of nociceptors, such as transient receptor potentials (TRPs). The family of TRPs includes TRPV1, TRPM8, and TRPA1, which can be stimulated by substances such as capsaicin, menthol, and methyl salicylate, respectively.