Models of neuropathic pain in the rat.

Gary J. Bennett, Jin Mo Chung, Marie Honore, Ze'ev Seltzer

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There are now three models of neuropathic pain in the rat that are in widespread use: the chronic constriction injury, the partial sciatic ligation model, and the spinal nerve ligation model. The procedures to create these models and the behavioral assays used to quantify the resulting abnormal pain sensations are described in this unit.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)Unit 9.14
JournalCurrent protocols in neuroscience / editorial board, Jacqueline N. Crawley ... [et al.]
VolumeChapter 9
StatePublished - May 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Neuroscience


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