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Resolvins, a family of lipid mediators, have shown potential in resolving persistent inflammatory pain.

Xu Z, Zhang L, Liu T, Park J, et al. Resolvins RvE1 and RvD1 Attenuate Inflammatory Pain Via Central and Peripheral Actions. Nature Med. 2010; 16(5): 592-7. http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/v16/n5/full/nm.2123.html

Reference

Title
Resolvins RvE1 and RvD1 Attenuate Inflammatory Pain Via Central and Peripheral Actions
Publication
Nature Med
Publication Date
2010
Authors
Xu Z, Zhang L, Liu T, Park J, et al
Volume & Issue
Volume 16, Issue 5
Pages
592-7
URL
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