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The Involvement of Purinergic System in Pain: Adenosine Receptors and Inosine as Pharmacological Tools in Future Treatments

By Francisney Pinto Nascimento, Sérgio José Macedo Jr. and Adair Roberto Soares Santos

Submitted: April 22nd 2011Reviewed: September 9th 2011Published: March 14th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/33754

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Francisney Pinto Nascimento, Sérgio José Macedo Jr. and Adair Roberto Soares Santos (March 14th 2012). The Involvement of Purinergic System in Pain: Adenosine Receptors and Inosine as Pharmacological Tools in Future Treatments, Pharmacology Luca Gallelli, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/33754. Available from:

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