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Fig. 6 | Journal of Neuroinflammation

Fig. 6

From: Differential expression of P2X7 receptor and IL-1β in nociceptive and neuropathic pain

Fig. 6

IL-1β levels are elevated in patients with neuropathic pain. As IL-1β was shown to be the key mediator in P2X7R-pain interplay, we analyzed serum levels of this pro-inflammatory and pro-nociceptive cytokine by multiplex immune assay. Affirmatively to the results with elevated P2X7Rs, we solely found significant increased serum levels in the peripheral blood of patients with NeP *p < 0.05. Data are presented as mean ± SD, n = 19, *p < 0.05 in one-way ANOVA with multiple comparisons versus healthy volunteers (Holm-Sidak method)

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