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..Our results demonstrate a critical role for ERK activation in itch sensation at the spinal level. ..
Huang K, Hu D, Bai D, Wu Z, Chen Y, Zhang Y, et al. Persistent Extracellular Signal-Regulated Kinase Activation by the Histamine H4 Receptor in Spinal Neurons Underlies Chronic Itch. J Invest Dermatol. 2018;138:1843-1850 pubmed publisher
..Our results indicate that persistent ERK activation via the histamine H4 receptor in spinal neurons underlies DNFB-induced chronic itch. ..