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2024 Apr 26

Int Immunopharmacol



Manual acupuncture ameliorates inflammatory pain by upregulating adenosine A receptor in complete Freund’s adjuvant-induced arthritis rats.


Xu JP, Ouyang QW, Shao MJ, Ke H, Du H, Xu SC, Yang Q, Cui YR, Qu F


Adenosine A receptor (AR) exerts analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and anti-nociceptive effects. In this study, we determined the analgesic mechanism of manual acupuncture (MA) in rats with complete Freund’s adjuvant (CFA)-induced arthritis and explored whether MA ameliorates inflammation in these rats by upregulating AR.