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R.-X. Zhang, L. Lao, J.T. Qiao and M.A. Ruda (2004) Effects of aging on hyperalgesia and spinal dynorphin expression in rats with peripheral inflammation. Brain Res., 999:135-141.
R.-X. Zhang, L. Lao, J.T. Qiao and M.A. Ruda (2003) Strain differences in pain sensitivity and expression of preprodynorphin mRNA in rats following peripheral inflammation. Neurosci. Lett., 353:213-216.
Y. Zhang, H. Nie H, H. Wang, J.S. Qi, R.-X. Zhang and J.T. Qiao (2003) C-fos antisense oligodeoxynucleotide decreases formalin-induced behavioral responses and both of elevated c-fos protein and dynorphin A (1~8) expressions in dorsal horn of juvenile rats. Chin. J. Neuroanat., 19:243-250.
R.X. Zhang, H. Nie, J.S. Qi, and J.T. Qiao (2002) Bilateral phosphorylation of transcription factor CREB in rat spinal cord induced by unilateral peripheral noxious stimuli. Chin J Neuroanat., 18:1-7.
H. Wang, R. Wang, H. Nie, R. Zhang, J.-T. Qiao (2000) Neurokinin A, calcitonin gene-related peptide, and dynorphin A (1-8) in spinal dorsal horn contribute to descending inhibition evoked by nociceptive afferent pathways: an immunocytochemical study. Regulatory Peptides, 89:7-12.
R.-X. Zhang, J.-Y. Chen, MA Ruda, J.-T. Qiao (1999) Functional relationship between peripheral inflammation, thermal hyperalgesia and enhanced dynorphin gene expression in spinal cord in rat---behavioral and mRNA studies. Chin. J. Neuroanat., 15:19-26.
R.J. Liu, R.-X. Zhang, J.-T. Qiao and N. Danfy (1999) Interrelations of opioids with monoamines in descending inhibition of nociceptive transmission at the spinal level: an immunocytochemical study. Brain Res., 830:183-190.
D.P. Crockett, L. Wang, R.-X. Zhang and M.D. Egger (1999) Distribution of the low-affinity neurotrophin receptor (p75) in the developing trigeminal brainstem complex in the rat. Anatomical Record, 254:549-565.
H. Wang, R.-X. Zhang, R. Wang and J.-T. Qiao (1999) Decreased expression of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors in rat dorsal root ganglion following complete Freundâ?Ts adjuvant-induced inflammation: an immunocytochemical study for NMDA NR1 subunit. Neurosci. Lett., 265:195-198
H. Wang, H. Nie, R.-X. Zhang and J.-T. Qiao (1999) Peripheral nitric oxide contributes to both formalin- and NMDA-induced activation of nociceptors: an immunocytochemical study in rats. J. Neurosci. Res., 57:824-829.
H. Wang, XM. AN, R.-X. Zhang and J.-T. Qiao (1999) c-Fos and NMDA receptor-like immunoreactive neurons in spinal cord following peripheral formalin injection: A double imunocytochemical study in rats. Chin. J. Neurosci. 15:96-102
R.-X. Zhang, M.A. Ruda and J.T. Qiao (1998) Pre-emptive intrathecal Mk-801, a non-competitive N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonist, inhibits the up-regulation of spinal dynorphin mRNA and hyperalgesia in a rat model of chronic inflammation. Neurosci. Lett., 241:57-60.
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H. Wang, R.J. Liu, R.-X. Zhang and J.-T. Qiao (1997) Peripheral NMDA receptors contribute to activation of nociceptors: a c-fos expression study in rats. Neurosci. Lett., 221:101-104.
R.-X. Zhang, R. Wang, J.-Y. Cheng and J.-T. Qiao (1994) Effects of descending inhibitory systems on the c-fos expression in the rat spinal cord during formalin-induced noxious stimulation. Neuroscience, 58:299-304.
R.-X. Zhang, Z.-P. Mi and J.-T. Qiao (1994) Changes of spinal substance P, calcitonin gene-related peptide, somatostatin, Met-enkephalin and neurotensin in rats in response to formalin- induced pain. Regulatory Peptides, 51:25-32.
R.-X. Zhang, Z.-P. Mi, Y.-F. Xie and J.-T. Qiao (1993) Morphological evidence for the activation of descending modulatory control by nociceptive afferent pathways: An immunocytochemical study. Brain Res., 603:162-165.
Z.-P. Mi, R.-X. Zhang and J.-T. Qiao (1992) Catecholaminergic projections to the nucleus parafascicularis in the rat brain: a study using Fluoro-gold retrograde tracing combined with catecholamine fluorescence technique. Chin. J. Physiol. Sci., 8:250-256.
R.-X. Zhang, Z.-P. Mi, Y.-F. Xie and J.-T. Qiao (1992) Seretonergic, catecholaminergic and galaninergic projections to the nucleus parafascicularis. NeuroReport, 3:135-138.
R.-X. Zhang, Y.-F. Xie and J.-T. Qiao (1991) Afferent connections of the parafascicular nucleus: a study with retrograde tracing techniques of WGA-HRP and Fluoro-gold in rats. Chin. J. Physiol. Sci., 7:317-325.
R.-X. Zhang, J.-H. Du and Y.-F. Xie (1988) Spinal gray projection to the nucleus parafascicularis and superior colliculus and their interconnection in the rat--retrograde tracing method of HRP. Chin. J. Neuroana., 4:200-206.