Hydra Biosciences, Inc. Announces Data Revealing the Crucial Role Played by the TRPA1 Ion Channel in a Standard Model of Pain Receptor Activation
8/7/2007 1:27:20 PM
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hydra Biosciences today announced data revealing a key role of the Transient Receptor Potential ion channel, TRPA1 in the formalin pain model, a standard model for the development of pain drugs. The data overturn long-standing views of how formalin induces pain and advance TRPA1 as an attractive target for analgesic drug development. The results will be published in the online edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
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