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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2020 Vol.21 No.2 P.155-165


Spinal P2X7R contributes to streptozotocin-induced mechanical allodynia in mice

Author(s):  Cheng-ming Ni, He-ping Sun, Xiang Xu, Bing-yu Ling, Hui Jin, Yu-qiu Zhang, Zhi-qi Zhao, Hong Cao, Lan Xu

Affiliation(s):  Department of Endocrinology, the Affiliated Wuxi People’s Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Wuxi 214023, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   hongcao@fudan.edu.cn, xulan126@126.com

Key Words:  P2X7 receptor (P2X7R), Mechanical allodynia, Streptozotocin, Diabetic mice

Cheng-ming Ni, He-ping Sun, Xiang Xu, Bing-yu Ling, Hui Jin, Yu-qiu Zhang, Zhi-qi Zhao, Hong Cao, Lan Xu. Spinal P2X7R contributes to streptozotocin-induced mechanical allodynia in mice[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2020, 21(2): 155-165.

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Painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) is a diabetes mellitus complication. Unfortunately, the mechanisms underlying PDN are still poorly understood. Adenosine triphosphate (ATP)-gated p2X7 receptor (P2X7R) plays a pivotal role in non-diabetic neuropathic pain, but little is known about its effects on streptozotocin (STZ)-induced peripheral neuropathy. Here, we explored whether spinal cord P2X7R was correlated with the generation of mechanical allodynia (MA) in STZ-induced type 1 diabetic neuropathy in mice. MA was assessed by measuring paw withdrawal thresholds and western blotting. Immunohistochemistry was applied to analyze the protein expression levels and localization of P2X7R. STZ-induced mice expressed increased P2X7R in the dorsal horn of the lumbar spinal cord during MA. Mice injected intrathecally with a selective antagonist of P2X7R and P2X7R knockout (KO) mice both presented attenuated progression of MA. Double-immunofluorescent labeling demonstrated that P2X7R-positive cells were mostly co-expressed with Iba1 (a microglia marker). Our results suggest that P2X7R plays an important role in the development of MA and could be used as a cellular target for treating PDN.


方法:本实验采用健康雄性C57BL小鼠与P2X7R KO小鼠(体重20~23克,从20点至次日8点隔夜禁食12小时)为研究对象,连续三天腹腔注射STZ(浓度为100 mg/kg),从而制备T1DM动物模型.如果空腹血糖>11.1 mmol/L且三周后小鼠机械痛阈值明显下降,则表示模型制备成功.在小鼠机械痛阈下降的对应时间点,取腰段脊髓背角,采用蛋白质印迹法(western blot)和免疫组化方法测定P2X7R的表达情况.同时,在发生机械痛阈值下降的第3周时间鞘内给予其拮抗剂A740003,并进行机械刺激从而观察其痛阈值的变化.


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