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2024 Jun 05



Electroacupuncture alleviates diabetes-induced mechanical allodynia and downregulates bradykinin B1 receptor expression in spinal cord dorsal horn.


Chi H, Hu Q, Li X, Kang Y, Zheng Y, Jiang M, Xu X, Wang X, He X


Diabetic neuropathic pain (DNP) is one of the most prevalent symptoms of diabetes. The alteration of proteins in the spinal cord dorsal horn (SCDH) plays a significant role in the genesis and the development of DNP. Our previous study has shown electroacupuncture could effectively relieve DNP. However, the potential mechanism inducing DNP’s genesis and development remains unclear and needs further research.