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of British Columbia, Canada) presents an overview of peripheral receptor mechanisms in the transduction of pain, for pharmaceutical scientists, pharmacologists, neuroscientists, other clinicians, and undergraduate and graduate students, to aid in the development of pain management treatments.
An unmatched resource for improving drug therapies and making pain management more efficient, Peripheral Receptor Targets for Analgesia supplies pharmaceutical scientists, pharmacologists, neuroscientists, and graduate and upper-level undergraduate students with a comprehensive, up-to-date reference.
The complexity of the MOP-R, the existence of sub-types and the role of peripheral receptors in respiratory depression, for example, can explain significant differences observed among mu-agonists (5,6).

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