11q4

Targeting Trends Newsletter 11q4

Below are links to view the quarterly newsletter Targeting Trends. If you would like to be added to the mailing list, please complete the information on our contact page. Newsletter Highlights 2011 SfN Abstracts (page 2) Choosing the Secondary Conjugate (page 5) Teaser Winners (page 5) Neurotensin Products (page 7) Complete and Submit the Targeting Teaser …

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Targeting Tools: Neurotensin Conjugates

Neurotensin is a 13 amino acid peptide found in the brain and spinal cord (first characterized by Carraway and Leeman1). It affects pituitary hormone release, interacts with the dopaminergic system, and is involved in vasodilation and hypotension. It can also modulate pain perception. Advanced Targeting Systems is pleased to announce two conjugates that will be …

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Targeting Topics 11q4

Galanin receptor-expressing dorsal horn neurons: Role in nociception. Lemons LL, Wiley RG. Neuropeptides Epub, August 2011. This work examines the nociceptive role of galanin receptor-1-expressing neurons found in the superficial dorsal horn. 500 ng of galanin-SAP (Cat. #IT-34) was injected into the lumbar intrathecal space of rats; blank-SAP (Cat. #IT-21) was used as a control. …

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Cover Article: Contribution of afferent pathways to nerve injury-induced spontaneous pain and evoked hypersensitivity

Contributed by Tamara King and Frank Porreca Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA A common symptom of patients with neuropathic pain is spontaneous pain, often described as burning. Some patients also suffer from pain elicited by normally non-noxious stimuli, such as touch, referred to as allodynia. Preclinical studies have …

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