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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Gene deletion blocks pain

Scientists have identified the gene that allows the transmission of chronic pain.
Scientists have identified the gene that allows the transmission of chronic pain. When the gene was deleted in mice they could no longer feel certain types of pain. This… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gene-deletion-blocks-pain/

Glowing nerve cells

Scientists have developed a way to make nerves glow in mice.
Scientists have developed a way to make nerves glow in mice. The technique could help avoid accidental damage to nerves in surgery. Researchers injected fragments of… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/glowing-nerve-cells/

Enzyme causes chronic pain

An enzyme responsible for making pain last after nerve injury has been discovered in mice.
An enzyme responsible for making pain last after nerve injury has been discovered in mice. The finding could lead to new treatments for chronic pain in humans. Raised levels of… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/enzyme-causes-chronic-pain/

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