Modulation of calcium-currents by capsaicin in a subpopulation of sensory neurones of guinea pig

@article{Petersen2004ModulationOC,
  title={Modulation of calcium-currents by capsaicin in a subpopulation of sensory neurones of guinea pig},
  author={Marlen Petersen and G. Wagner and Fr.-K. Pierau},
  journal={Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archives of Pharmacology},
  year={2004},
  volume={339},
  pages={184-191}
}
SummaryThe action of capsaicin (CAP) on the total Ca2+ current was examined in internally perfused voltage-clamped dorsal root ganglion (DRG) neurones of guinea pigs. CAP changed the total Ca2+ current in about 50% of the investigated DRG neurones (“CAP-sensitive” neurones) in the following way: (I) a transient increase of the current amplitude at potentials between − 35 mV and about – 10 mV was accompanied by a shift of the current-voltage relation towards negative potentials by 5–8 mV; (II… 

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