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Vanilloid (Capsaicin) receptors and mechanisms.

  title={Vanilloid (Capsaicin) receptors and mechanisms.},
  author={Arpad Szallasi and Peter M. Blumberg},
  journal={Pharmacological reviews},
  volume={51 2},
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