Pain Wars: A New Hope

Kyle E. Parker, Michael R. Bruchas

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Abstract

Nociceptin opioid peptide receptor agonists interact with mu-opioid receptor agonists for pain relief. A new study by Ding et al. (2018) examines a bifunctional nociceptin- and mu-opioid receptor agonist, AT-121, that provides analgesia without physiological side effects or abuse liability, offering a promising new hope toward better analgesics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1280-1282
Number of pages3
JournalNeuron
Volume100
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 19 2018

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Pain Wars: A New Hope'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this