Aihui Li

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Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Electroacupuncture activates corticotrophin-releasing hormone-containing neurons in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalammus to alleviate edema in a rat model of inflammation
    Aihui Li
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 8:20. 2008
  2. pmc Corticosterone mediates electroacupuncture-produced anti-edema in a rat model of inflammation
    Aihui Li
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 7:27. 2007
  3. pmc Electroacupuncture attenuates bone-cancer-induced hyperalgesia and inhibits spinal preprodynorphin expression in a rat model
    Rui Xin Zhang
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, HSF 2, Room S209, 20 Penn Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Eur J Pain 12:870-8. 2008
  4. pmc Involvement of spinal serotonin receptors in electroacupuncture anti-hyperalgesia in an inflammatory pain rat model
    Yu Zhang
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, 685 W Baltimore Street, MSTF Rm 8 22, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Neurochem Res 36:1785-92. 2011
  5. pmc Acupuncture alleviates the affective dimension of pain in a rat model of inflammatory hyperalgesia
    Yu Zhang
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, 685 W Baltimore Street, MSTF Rm 8 22, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Neurochem Res 36:2104-10. 2011
  6. pmc The effects of opioid receptor antagonists on electroacupuncture-produced anti-allodynia/hyperalgesia in rats with paclitaxel-evoked peripheral neuropathy
    Xianze Meng
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Brain Res 1414:58-65. 2011
  7. pmc Electroacupuncture suppresses hyperalgesia and spinal Fos expression by activating the descending inhibitory system
    Aihui Li
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, 20 Penn Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Brain Res 1186:171-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Electroacupuncture attenuates bone cancer pain and inhibits spinal interleukin-1 beta expression in a rat model
    Rui Xin Zhang
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Anesth Analg 105:1482-8, table of contents. 2007
  9. pmc IL-1ra alleviates inflammatory hyperalgesia through preventing phosphorylation of NMDA receptor NR-1 subunit in rats
    Rui Xin Zhang
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pain 135:232-9. 2008
  10. pmc Rostral ventromedial medulla μ, but not κ, opioid receptors are involved in electroacupuncture anti-hyperalgesia in an inflammatory pain rat model
    Yu Zhang
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Brain Res 1395:38-45. 2011

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Publications13

  1. pmc Electroacupuncture activates corticotrophin-releasing hormone-containing neurons in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalammus to alleviate edema in a rat model of inflammation
    Aihui Li
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 8:20. 2008
    ..This study investigated the mechanisms of EA anti-inflammation, using a rat model of complete Freund's adjuvant (CFA)-induced hind paw inflammation and hyperalgesia...
  2. pmc Corticosterone mediates electroacupuncture-produced anti-edema in a rat model of inflammation
    Aihui Li
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 7:27. 2007
    ..However, the mechanisms are not clear. The present study investigated the biochemical mechanisms of EA anti-inflammation in a rat model...
  3. pmc Electroacupuncture attenuates bone-cancer-induced hyperalgesia and inhibits spinal preprodynorphin expression in a rat model
    Rui Xin Zhang
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, HSF 2, Room S209, 20 Penn Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Eur J Pain 12:870-8. 2008
    ..These results suggest that EA alleviates bone cancer pain at least in part by suppressing dynorphin expression, and they support the clinical use of EA in the treatment of cancer pain...
  4. pmc Involvement of spinal serotonin receptors in electroacupuncture anti-hyperalgesia in an inflammatory pain rat model
    Yu Zhang
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, 685 W Baltimore Street, MSTF Rm 8 22, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Neurochem Res 36:1785-92. 2011
    ..These results show a correlation between EA anti-hyperalgesia and receptor expression. Collectively, the data show that EA activates supraspinal serotonin neurons to release 5-HT, which acts on spinal 5-HT1AR to inhibit hyperalgesia...
  5. pmc Acupuncture alleviates the affective dimension of pain in a rat model of inflammatory hyperalgesia
    Yu Zhang
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, 685 W Baltimore Street, MSTF Rm 8 22, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Neurochem Res 36:2104-10. 2011
    ..These data demonstrate that EA activates opioid receptors in the rACC to inhibit the affective dimension of pain...
  6. pmc The effects of opioid receptor antagonists on electroacupuncture-produced anti-allodynia/hyperalgesia in rats with paclitaxel-evoked peripheral neuropathy
    Xianze Meng
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Brain Res 1414:58-65. 2011
    ..Thus, EA significantly inhibits paclitaxel-induced allodynia/hyperalgesia through spinal opioid receptors, and EA may be a useful complementary treatment for neuropathic pain patients...
  7. pmc Electroacupuncture suppresses hyperalgesia and spinal Fos expression by activating the descending inhibitory system
    Aihui Li
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, 20 Penn Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Brain Res 1186:171-9. 2007
    ..The results demonstrate that EA inhibits transmission of noxious messages and hyperalgesia by activating supraspinal neurons that project to the spinal cord...
  8. ncbi request reprint Electroacupuncture attenuates bone cancer pain and inhibits spinal interleukin-1 beta expression in a rat model
    Rui Xin Zhang
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Anesth Analg 105:1482-8, table of contents. 2007
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  9. pmc IL-1ra alleviates inflammatory hyperalgesia through preventing phosphorylation of NMDA receptor NR-1 subunit in rats
    Rui Xin Zhang
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pain 135:232-9. 2008
    ..05) and inhibited NR1 phosphorylation compared to saline control. The results suggest that spinal IL-1beta is produced by astrocytes and enhances NR1 phosphorylation to facilitate inflammatory pain...
  10. pmc Rostral ventromedial medulla μ, but not κ, opioid receptors are involved in electroacupuncture anti-hyperalgesia in an inflammatory pain rat model
    Yu Zhang
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Brain Res 1395:38-45. 2011
    ..This removes the tonic inhibition of GABA on serotonergic neurons in the RVM, and activation of these serotonergic neurons inhibits pain. EA may be used as complementary treatment for inflammatory pain...
  11. pmc Spinal interleukin-17 promotes thermal hyperalgesia and NMDA NR1 phosphorylation in an inflammatory pain rat model
    Xianze Meng
    Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai Changzheng Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200001, PR China
    Pain 154:294-305. 2013
    ..05) and decreased p-NR1 and IL-17RA compared to control in CFA- and IL-17-injected rats. The results suggest that spinal IL-17 is produced by astrocytes and enhances p-NR1 to facilitate pain...
  12. pmc Serotonin Receptor 2A/C Is Involved in Electroacupuncture Inhibition of Pain in an Osteoarthritis Rat Model
    Aihui Li
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2011:619650. 2011
    ..EA also activated serotonergic NRM neurons that project to the spinal cord. These data show that EA inhibits osteoarthritis-induced pain by enhancing spinal 5-HT2A/2C receptor activity...
  13. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-1ra inhibits Fos expression and hyperalgesia in rats
    Aihui Li
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Neuroreport 18:495-8. 2007
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