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Lee Antibody Illustration

Caption: An antibody that specifically blocks the NaV1.7 voltage-gated sodium channel and suppresses pain in mice has surprisingly been found to also suppress itching in mice, even though pain and itch sensations usually follow different paths.

Credit: Illustration: Seok-Yong Lee and Ben Chung, Duke University

Usage Restrictions: Please credit: Seok-Yong Lee and Ben Chung, Duke University

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