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Contact: Jim Dryden
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Washington University School of Medicine

Elevated Itch Signaling

Caption: In genetically engineered mice that are prone to chronic itching, researchers identified elevated signaling (shown in red) in nerve cells involved in both itch and in pain.

Credit: Washington University Center for the Study of Itch

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