Characterization of dental nociceptive neurons.

@article{Kim2011CharacterizationOD,
  title={Characterization of dental nociceptive neurons.},
  author={Hyun Yeong Kim and Gehoon Chung and Hyun Jung Jo and Yu Shin Kim and Yong Chul Bae and Sung-jun Jung and J S Kim and Seog Bae Oh},
  journal={Journal of dental research},
  year={2011},
  volume={90 6},
  pages={771-6}
}
Selective blockade of nociceptive neurons can be achieved by the delivery of permanently charged sodium channel blockers through the pores of nociceptive ion channels. To assess the feasibility of this application in the dental area, we investigated the electrophysiological and neurochemical characteristics of nociceptive dental primary afferent (DPA) neurons. DPA neurons were identified within trigeminal ganglia labeling with a retrograde fluorescent dye applied to the upper molars of adult… CONTINUE READING

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