Piezo2 channel-Merkel cell signaling modulates the conversion of touch to itch.

Feng J, Luo J, Yang P, Du J, Kim BS, Hu H. Science. 2018 May 4;360(6388):530-533. PMID: 29724954.

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Non-canonical Opioid Signaling Inhibits Itch Transmission in the Spinal Cord of Mice.

Munanairi A, Liu XY, Barry DM, Yang Q, Yin JB, Jin H, Li H, Meng QT, Peng JH, Wu ZY, Yin J, Zhou XY, Wan L, Mo P, Kim S, Huo FQ, Jeffry J, Li YQ, Bardoni R, Bruchas MR, Chen ZF. Cell Report. 2018 Apr 17;23(3):866-877. PMID: 29669290

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Spinal Mechanisms of Itch Transmission

Barry DM, Munanairi A, Chen ZF. Neurosci Bull. 2018 Feb;34(1):156-164. PMID: 28365862.

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