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Discovery Suggests Potential New Target for Pain Control

The scientists, reporting in the journal Science, found that the production of prostaglandins in white blood cells depends on a signaling pathway known as IRE1α-XBP1, which is an important regulator of many cell functions. Prostaglandins are substances that influence an array of processes including pain perception. Full story.

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