Chemosensitivity of fine afferents from rat skin in vitro.

@article{Lang1990ChemosensitivityOF,
  title={Chemosensitivity of fine afferents from rat skin in vitro.},
  author={Eberhard Lang and Anton Novak and Peter W Reeh and Hermann Otto Handwerker},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  year={1990},
  volume={63 4},
  pages={887-901}
}
1. Properties of sensory receptors with slowly conducting nerve fibers (less than 10 m/s) were studied using a rat skin-saphenous nerve in vitro preparation where receptive fields of identified single units can be isolated and superfused at the corium side with defined chemical solutions. 2. With mechanical search stimuli, 150 slowly adapting units were identified, 88% C-fibers, and the remainder, A delta-fibers. The majority of these units (65%) were categorized as mechano-heat sensitive… CONTINUE READING
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