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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 810512, 6 pages
Research Article

In Adjuvant-Induced Arthritic Rats, Acupuncture Analgesic Effects Are Histamine Dependent: Potential Reasons for Acupoint Preference in Clinical Practice

1Department of Mechanics and Engineering Science, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, China
2Shanghai Research Center for Acupuncture and Meridians, Shanghai 201203, China
3College of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai 201203, China
4Medical School, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, China

Received 18 August 2012; Accepted 27 September 2012

Academic Editor: Ying Xia

Copyright © 2012 Meng Huang 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.

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  • Wei Yao, Hongwei Yang, Na Yin, and Guanghong Ding, “Mast Cell-Nerve Cell Interaction at Acupoint: Modeling Mechanotransduction Pathway Induced by Acupuncture,” International Journal of Biological Sciences, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 511–519, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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