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Mesocortical dopamine system modulates mechanical nociceptive responses recorded in the rat prefrontal cortex

Shoichi Sogabe1, Yuki Yagasaki1, Kitaro Onozawa2 and Yoriko Kawakami1*

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1 Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, 8-1 Kawada-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8666, Japan

2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Tokyo Women’s Medical University Medical Center East, 8-1 Kawada-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8666, Japan

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BMC Neuroscience 2013, 14:65  doi:10.1186/1471-2202-14-65

Published: 2 July 2013

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Convergence of VTA and medial pain pathways in the superficial layer of the PFC.

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