BioCentury | Feb 14, 2018
Translation in Brief

Poring over pain

...could directly activate dorsal root ganglion sensory nerve fibers (nociceptors) by releasing factors such as N-formyl-methionyl-isoleucyl-phenylalanine-leucine (fMIFL)...
...channels by the cationic lidocaine derivative QX-314.” Journal of Neurophysiology (2013) Winnie Pong, Staff Writer Harvard Medical School N-formyl-methionyl-isoleucyl-phenylalanine-leucine (fMIFL) S...
BioCentury | Sep 19, 2013
Targets & Mechanisms

Bacteria's painful truth

...determined that N -formyl-methionyl-isoleucyl-phenylalanine-leucine (FMIFL) was the heat-resistant factor from S. aureus and established that FMIFL...
...adverse consequences." Painful remedies The therapeutic targets identified by the paper are the bacterial proteins FMIFL...
...nociceptors Figure 1. A dual role for nociceptors. Bacteria release factors, such as N -formyl-methionyl-isoleucyl-phenylalanine-leucine (FMIFL...
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