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Figure 6 | Molecular Pain

Figure 6

From: G protein-gated inwardly rectifying potassium channel subunits 1 and 2 are down-regulated in rat dorsal root ganglion neurons and spinal cord after peripheral axotomy

Figure 6

GIRK2-LI in L4-5 segments of control spinal cord. A GIRK2-LI in the L4-5 spinal cord at low magnification. (BB2) Double-staining shows GIRK2-IR neuron distribution in different dorsal horn laminae, from the superficial to the deeper layers. NeuN-LI is used to identify neurons (here and below). (B3) Typical cytoplasmic staining pattern of GIRK2-LI. (CC2) GIRK2- (C) and CGRP-LIs (C1) partly overlap in the dorsal horn (C2). (D–D2) GIRK2-LI (D) overlaps with PV-LI (D1) in inner lamina II (D2). Scale bars indicate 500 μm (A), 100 μm (B, CD2), 20 μm (B1, B2), 10 μm (B3).

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