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Title : The nicotinic alpha6 subunit gene determines variability in chronic pain sensitivity via cross-inhibition of P2X2\/3 receptors - Wieskopf_2015_Sci.Transl.Med_7_287ra72
Author(s) : Wieskopf JS , Mathur J , Limapichat W , Post MR , Al-Qazzaz M , Sorge RE , Martin LJ , Zaykin DV , Smith SB , Freitas K , Austin JS , Dai F , Zhang J , Marcovitz J , Tuttle AH , Slepian PM , Clarke S , Drenan RM , Janes J , Al Sharari S , Segall SK , Aasvang EK , Lai W , Bittner R , Richards CI , Slade GD , Kehlet H , Walker J , Maskos U , Changeux JP , Devor M , Maixner W , Diatchenko L , Belfer I , Dougherty DA , Su AI , Lummis SC , Damaj MI , Lester HA , Patapoutian A , Mogil JS
Ref : Sci Transl Med , 7 :287ra72 , 2015
Abstract : Chronic pain is a highly prevalent and poorly managed human health problem. We used microarray-based expression genomics in 25 inbred mouse strains to identify dorsal root ganglion (DRG)-expressed genetic contributors to mechanical allodynia, a prominent symptom of chronic pain. We identified expression levels of Chrna6, which encodes the alpha6 subunit of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAChR), as highly associated with allodynia. We confirmed the importance of alpha6* (alpha6-containing) nAChRs by analyzing both gain- and loss-of-function mutants. We find that mechanical allodynia associated with neuropathic and inflammatory injuries is significantly altered in alpha6* mutants, and that alpha6* but not alpha4* nicotinic receptors are absolutely required for peripheral and/or spinal nicotine analgesia. Furthermore, we show that Chrna6's role in analgesia is at least partially due to direct interaction and cross-inhibition of alpha6* nAChRs with P2X2/3 receptors in DRG nociceptors. Finally, we establish the relevance of our results to humans by the observation of genetic association in patients suffering from chronic postsurgical and temporomandibular pain.
ESTHER : Wieskopf_2015_Sci.Transl.Med_7_287ra72
PubMedSearch : Wieskopf_2015_Sci.Transl.Med_7_287ra72
PubMedID: 25972004

Title : Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences - Strausberg_2002_Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A_99_16899
Author(s) : Strausberg RL , Feingold EA , Grouse LH , Derge JG , Klausner RD , Collins FS , Wagner L , Shenmen CM , Schuler GD , Altschul SF , Zeeberg B , Buetow KH , Schaefer CF , Bhat NK , Hopkins RF , Jordan H , Moore T , Max SI , Wang J , Hsieh F , Diatchenko L , Marusina K , Farmer AA , Rubin GM , Hong L , Stapleton M , Soares MB , Bonaldo MF , Casavant TL , Scheetz TE , Brownstein MJ , Usdin TB , Toshiyuki S , Carninci P , Prange C , Raha SS , Loquellano NA , Peters GJ , Abramson RD , Mullahy SJ , Bosak SA , McEwan PJ , McKernan KJ , Malek JA , Gunaratne PH , Richards S , Worley KC , Hale S , Garcia AM , Gay LJ , Hulyk SW , Villalon DK , Muzny DM , Sodergren EJ , Lu X , Gibbs RA , Fahey J , Helton E , Ketteman M , Madan A , Rodrigues S , Sanchez A , Whiting M , Young AC , Shevchenko Y , Bouffard GG , Blakesley RW , Touchman JW , Green ED , Dickson MC , Rodriguez AC , Grimwood J , Schmutz J , Myers RM , Butterfield YS , Krzywinski MI , Skalska U , Smailus DE , Schnerch A , Schein JE , Jones SJ , Marra MA
Ref : Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A , 99 :16899 , 2002
Abstract : The National Institutes of Health Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC) Program is a multiinstitutional effort to identify and sequence a cDNA clone containing a complete ORF for each human and mouse gene. ESTs were generated from libraries enriched for full-length cDNAs and analyzed to identify candidate full-ORF clones, which then were sequenced to high accuracy. The MGC has currently sequenced and verified the full ORF for a nonredundant set of >9,000 human and >6,000 mouse genes. Candidate full-ORF clones for an additional 7,800 human and 3,500 mouse genes also have been identified. All MGC sequences and clones are available without restriction through public databases and clone distribution networks (see http:mgc.nci.nih.gov).
ESTHER : Strausberg_2002_Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A_99_16899
PubMedSearch : Strausberg_2002_Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A_99_16899
PubMedID: 12477932
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