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Scratching an itch

A team led by Zhou-Feng Chen has identified a new receptor, NPRC, in the spinal cord for conveying histamine-dependent itch, published in eLife. This study discovered a novel neuropeptide mechanism that helps relay histamine itch from the skin to the spinal cord.

Learn more at: https://elifesciences.org/digests/71689/scratching-an-itch

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