Nociception in fish: stimulus–response properties of receptors on the head of trout Oncorhynchus mykiss

@article{Ashley2007NociceptionIF,
  title={Nociception in fish: stimulus–response properties of receptors on the head of trout Oncorhynchus mykiss
},
  author={Paul J. Ashley and Lynne U. Sneddon and Catherine Mccrohan},
  journal={Brain Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={1166},
  pages={47-54}
}
This study examined stimulus-response properties of somatosensory receptors on the head of rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss, using extracellular recording from single cells in the trigeminal ganglion. Of 121 receptors recorded from 39 fish, 17 were polymodal nociceptors, 22 were mechanothermal nociceptors, 18 were mechanochemical receptors, 33 were fast adapting mechanical receptors and 31 were slowly adapting mechanical receptors. Mechanical thresholds were higher in polymodal nociceptors… Expand
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