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2023 Jan 26

Br J Pharmacol

Upregulation of the oxytocin receptors on peripheral sensory neurons mediated analgesia in chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain.


Li L, Li P, Guo J, Wu Y, Zeng Q, Li N, Huang X, He Y, Ai W, Sun W, Liu T, Xiong D, Xiao L, Sun Y, Zhou Q, Kuang H, Wang Z, Jiang C
Br J Pharmacol. 2023 Jan 26.
PMID: 36702458.


Currently, chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain (CINP) has limited effective treatment. The roles of Oxytocin (OXT) and the oxytocin receptor (OXTR) in central analgesia have been well documented. However, the expression and function of OXTR in the peripheral nervous system remain unclear. Here, we evaluated the peripheral antinociceptive profiles of OXTR in CINP.