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Locating a New Step in Pain's Pathway

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Science  07 May 2004:
Vol. 304, Issue 5672, pp. 811
DOI: 10.1126/science.304.5672.811

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Researchers report on page 884 having identified the a3 form of the receptor for the neurotransmitter glycine as a key intermediate in transmitting pain signals from the spinal cord to the brain.