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 Acupuncture Usage - Biochemistry and Physiology: Current Bibliographies in Medicine: Acupuncture Usage - Biochemistry and Physiology 
 
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Cho SH, Chun SI. The basal electrical skin resistance of acupuncture points in normal subjects. Yonsei Med J 1994 Dec;35(4):464-74.

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Dai JL, Zhu YH, Li XY, Huang DK, Xu SF. C-fos expression during electroacupuncture analgesia in rats - an immunohistochemical study. Acupunct Electrother Res 1992;17(3):165-76.

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Hamba M, Toda K. Rat hypothalamic arcuate neuron response in electroacupuncture-induced analgesia. Brain Res Bull 1988;21(1):31-5.

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Han JS, Chen XH, Sun SL, Xu XJ, Yuan Y, Yan SC, Hao JX, Terenius L. Effect of low- and high-frequency TENS on Met-enkephalin-Arg-Phe and dynorphin A immunoreactivity in human lumbar CSF. Pain 1991;47(3):295-8.

Han JS, Ding XZ, Fan SG. Is cholecystokinin octapeptide (CCK-8) a candidate for endogenous anti-opioid substrates? Neuropeptides 1985 Feb;5(4-6):399-402.

Han JS, Tang J, Ren MF, Zhou ZF, Fan SG, Qiu XC. Central neurotransmitters and acupuncture analgesia. Am J Chin Med 1980 Winter;8(4):331-48.

He L, Dong WQ, Wang M. Effects of iontophoretic etorphine and naloxone, and electroacupuncture on nociceptive responses from thalamic neurones in rabbits. Pain 1991;44(1):89-95.

He L, Wang M, Gao M, Zhou J. Expression of c-fos protein in serotonergic neurons of rat brainstem following electro-acupuncture. Acupunct Electrother Res 1992 Oct-Dec;17(4):243-8.

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Hoffmann B, Bar T. [The reactions of the skin surface temperature - a comparison between real and placebo laser acupuncture stimulation of LI 4.]. Dtsch Z Akupunkt 1994;37(2):28-32. (Ger).

Ionescu-Tirgoviste C, Pruna S, Iosif C, Ionescu L. Photophlethysmographic changes induced by skin stimulation using acupuncture. Am J Acupunct 1994;22(4):363-8.

Jessel-Kenyon J, Ni C, Blott B, Hopwood V. Studies with acupuncture using a SQUID bio-magnetometer: a preliminary report. Complement Med Res 1992;6(3):142-51.

Ji RR, Zhang ZW, Zhou Y, Zhang Q, Han JS. Induction of c-fos expression in the rostral medulla of rats following electroacupuncture stimulation. Int J Neurosci 1993 Oct;72(3-4):183-91.

Jing Z, Miaozhen W, Lianfang H. Coexistence of Fos protein and proopiomelanocortin mRNA in hypothalamic arcuate nucleus following electroacupuncture. Acupunct Electrother Res 1996;21(1):1-5.

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Johnson MI, Ashton CH, Marsh VR, Thompson JW, Weddell A, Wright-Honari S. The effect of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) and acupuncture on concentrations of beta-endorphin, met-enkephalin and 5-HT in the peripheral circulation. Eur J Pain 1992;13(2):44-51.

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Kashiba H, Ueda Y. Acupuncture to the skin induces release of substance P and calcitonin gene-related peptide from peripheral terminals of primary sensory neurons in the rat. Am J Chin Med 1991;19(3-4):189-97.

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Kishioka S, Miyamoto Y, Fukunaga Y, Nishida S, Yamamoto H. Effects of a mixture of peptidase inhibitors (Amastatin, captopril and phosphoramidon) on met-enkephalin -, beta-endorphin-, dynorphin-(1-13)- and electroacupuncture-induced antinociception in rats. Jpn J Pharmacol 1994;66(3):337-45.

Komorowski JM, Reterski Z, Owczarczyk I. [Acupuncture therapy does not change metoclopramide-induced prolactin secretion in normoprolactinaemic galactorrhea syndrome]. Endokrynol Pol 1984;35(4):231-4. (Pol).

Kovacs FM, Gotzens V, Garcia A, Garcia F, Mufraggi N, Prandi D, Setoain J, San Roman F. Experimental study on radioactive pathways of hypodermically injected technetium-99m. J Nucl Med 1992 Mar;33(3):403-7.

Kumar A, Tandon OP, Dam S, Bhattacharya A, Tyagi KK. Brainstem auditory evoked response changes following electro-acupuncture therapy in chronic pain patients. Anaesthesia 1994;49(5):387-90.

Le Bars D, Villanueva L, Willer JC, Bouhassira D. Diffuse noxious inhibitory control (DNIC) in man and animals. Acupunct Med 1991;9(2):47-56.

Lee HS, Kim JY. Effects of acupuncture on blood pressure and plasma renin activity in two-kidney one clip Goldblatt hypertensive rats. Am J Chin Med 1994;22(3-4):215-9.

Lee JH, Beitz AJ. The distrubution of brain-stem and spinal cord nuclei associated with different frequencies of electroacupuncture analgesia. Pain 1993;52(1):11-28.

Li R, Yu YX. Spinal evoked potential P2 wave elicited by C fiber input and depressed by analgesic factors. Neuroreport 1991;2(4):205-7.

Li XY, Zhu CB, Zhu YH, Xu SF. Expressions of preproenkephalin mRNA during electroacupuncture analgesia enhanced by fenfluramine. Chung Kuo Yao Li Hsueh Pao 1995 Sep;16(5):431-4.

Liu J, Han Z, Chen S, Cao Q. [Influence of electroacupuncture on electrical activity of dorsal horn neurons of the thoracic spinal cord in the rabbit]. Chen Tzu Yen Chiu 1993;18(4):267-70. (Chi).

Liu JZ, Huang YH, Hand PJ. Effects of dexamethasone on electroacupuncture analgesia and central nervous system metabolism. Acupunct Electrother Res 1988;13(1):9-23.

Liu NJ, Bao H, Li N, Yu YX, Han JS. Cholecystokinin octapeptide reverses the inhibitory effect induced by electroacupuncture on C-fiber evoked discharges. Int J Neurosci 1996 Sep;86(3-4):241-7.

Lovacky S, Lodin Z, Tauber O, Zizkovsky V. Plasma beta endorphin and serum bombesin levels during acupuncture treatment of duodenal ulcer. Am J Acupunct 1990;18(2):105-10.

Lynn B, Perl ER. Acupuncture analgesia of the skin in relation to the traditional meridian map. J Physiol (Lond) 1975;245(2):83-5.

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Miaozhen W, Wenfeng X, Lianfang H. Mu opiate receptor antagonist blocks electroacupuncture inhibition on noxious blood pressure response in rabbits. Acupunct Electrother Res 1994;19(1):3-9.

Mori K. Explication of clinical effects of acupuncturer by adapting multivariate statistical analysis and image-technological methods: focusing on the relationship with stress-related diseases. World J Acupunct Moxibustion 1992 Dec;2(4):40-5.

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Ohsawa H, Yamaguchi S, Ishimaru H, Shimura M, Sato Y. Neural mechanism of pupillary dilation elicited by electro-acupuncture stimulation in anesthetized rats. J Auton Nerv Syst 1997 Jun 6;64(2-3):101-6.

Okada K, Oshima M, Kawakita K. Examination of the afferent fiber responsible for the suppression of jaw-opening reflex in heat, cold, and manual acupuncture stimulation in rats. Brain Res 1996;740(1-2):201-7.

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