Journal of a chronic edge-case (flexibeast) wrote in trans_fibro_cfs,
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"Columbia University researchers discover on-off switch for chronic pain"

"It's been known for years that for chronic pain to persist, a master switch must be turned on inside the peripheral neurons, though until now the identity of this switch remained a mystery. Richard Ambron, Ph.D., professor of cell biology, and Ying-Ju Sung, Ph.D., assistant professor, both in the department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, have now discovered that the switch is an enzyme called protein kinase G (PKG)."

-- Columbia University researchers discover on-off switch for chronic pain
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