New approach for treating neuropathic pain -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

New approach for treating neuropathic pain

05/08/2018

Image: binding of nNOS to the protein NOS1AP; Copyright: University of Turku

The study aimed to block signals caused by the binding of nNOS to the protein NOS1AP during neurotransmission, as a new approach for treating chronic pain. NOS1AP is present in fine structures of living neurons, including the thin filopodial structures visible here that may be synaptic spines.