Keratinocytes are responsible for extreme neuronal hyperexcitability and chronic pain

Christine Radtke, Jeffery D. Kocsis & Peter M. Vogt
Introduction: Keratinocytes play an important role in the dialog between skin and cutaneous sensory neurons. Among others, they are an essential source of cutaneous nerve growth factor (NGF), a neurotrophin that contributes to persistent pain in inflammation and neuropathy. Materials and methods:[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]