Lai CY1, Lin TB, Hsieh MC, Chen GD, Peng HY.
Anesth Analg. 2016 Mar;122(3):871-81. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000001116.BACKGROUND: The elusiveness of pain mechanisms is a major impediment in developing effective clinical treatments. We examined whether the signal regulatory protein α1 (SIRPα1)-activated spinal Src homology-2 domain-containing protein tyrosine phosphatase 2 (SHP2)/Src cascade and the downstream GluN2B phosphorylation play a role in inflammatory pain.METHODS: At hour 3 and days 1, 3, 5, and 10 after the intraplantar injection of complete Freund adjuvant (CFA), we assessed paw withdrawal latency using the Hargreaves test and analyzed dorsal horn samples (L4-L5) by Western blotting and immunoprecipitation. Read More