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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 659268, 14 pages
Research Article

Electroacupuncture at Acupoints Reverses Plasma Glutamate, Lipid, and LDL/VLDL in an Acute Migraine Rat Model: A1H NMR-Based Metabolomic Study

1Clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion Department, Second School of Clinical Medicine, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210029, China
2Acupuncture and Tuina College, Chengdu University of TCM, Chengdu, Sichuan 610075, China
3National Center of Biomedical Analysis, Beijing 100850, China
4The Third Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang Chinese Medical University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310006, China
5Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, West China School of Preclinical and Forensic Medicine, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, China

Received 28 February 2013; Revised 16 October 2013; Accepted 7 November 2013; Published 28 January 2014

Academic Editor: Yi-Hung Chen

Copyright © 2014 Zishan Gao 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.

Supplementary Material

Supplementary Figure 1: Anatomy of Rat Acupoints. Acupuncture treatment on NTG rats were conducted according to the picture of anatomy of rat acupoints. 15, Yanglingquan (GB34); 30, Waiguan (SJ5); 43-44, non-acupoints.

Supplementary Figure 2: Imbalanced metabolism systems in NTG group. Imbalanced glycometabolism, lipid metabolism and amino acids metabolism were illustrated between NTG and control group.

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