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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 159209, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ecam/nep132
Original Article

Endogenous Opiates in the Nucleus Tractus Solitarius Mediate Electroacupuncture-Induced Sleep Activities in Rats

1Department of Veterinary Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan
2Department of Medical Technology, Jen-Teh Junior College of Medicine, Nursing and Management, Miaoli, Taiwan
3Graduate Institute of Acupuncture Science, College of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan

Received 26 March 2009; Accepted 6 August 2009

Copyright © 2011 Chiung-Hsiang Cheng et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Chiung-Hsiang Cheng, Pei-Lu Yi, Jaung-Geng Lin, and Fang-Chia Chang, “Endogenous Opiates in the Nucleus Tractus Solitarius Mediate Electroacupuncture-Induced Sleep Activities in Rats,” Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol. 2011, Article ID 159209, 11 pages, 2011. doi:10.1093/ecam/nep132