Thermoregulation: some concepts have changed. Functional architecture of the thermoregulatory system.

  title={Thermoregulation: some concepts have changed. Functional architecture of the thermoregulatory system.},
  author={Andrej A Romanovsky},
  journal={American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology},
  volume={292 1},
  • A. Romanovsky
  • Published 2007
  • Biology
  • American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology
While summarizing the current understanding of how body temperature (T(b)) is regulated, this review discusses the recent progress in the following areas: central and peripheral thermosensitivity and temperature-activated transient receptor potential (TRP) channels; afferent neuronal pathways from peripheral thermosensors; and efferent thermoeffector pathways. It is proposed that activation of temperature-sensitive TRP channels is a mechanism of peripheral thermosensitivity. Special attention… 

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