Brain-derived neurotrophic factor drives the changes in excitatory synaptic transmission in the rat superficial dorsal horn that follow sciatic nerve injury
Van B Lu, James E Biggs, Martin J Stebbing, Sridhar Balasubramanyan, Kathryn G Todd, Aaron Y Lai, William F Colmers, David Dawbarn, Klaus Ballanyi, Peter A Smith
The Journal of Physiology | WILEY | Published : 2009
Supported by grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation and Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR). W.F.C. and K.B. are Heritage Medical Scientists. We thank Vicky Staikopolis (University of Melbourne), Briana Napier and Araya Ruangkittisakul (University of Alberta) for technical advice and assistance, Helena Kim for carrying out the experiments with D.H.K. and Prof John Furness for access to confocal microscopy facilities at the University of Melbourne.