Acupuncture at GV01 relieves somatic pain referred by colitis in rats

Hee Young Kim, Dae Hyun Hahm, Younbyoung Chae, Kyungeh An, Kwang Ho Pyun, Hyejung Lee, Insop Shim

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The present study aimed to expand our previous findings regarding the therapeutic effects and underlying mechanisms of acupuncture at GV01 in colitis. Our results showed that acupuncture at GV01 has antinociceptive effects on referred somatic pain induced by experimental colitis, and that endogenous opioid pathways may mediate these effects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)253-258
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Physiological Sciences
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 2007
Externally publishedYes


  • Acupuncture
  • Colitis
  • GV01
  • Referred pain

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology


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