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How the naked mole-rat escapes inflammatory pain

(Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association) In injuries and inflammation, naked mole-rats do not develop normal hypersensitivity to temperature stimuli. This is due to a tiny change in a receptor molecule on cells called TrkA, as a research team from the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association has now discovered.
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