Afferent neuron

Known as: Sensory Cell Afferent Neuron, Sensory neuron, Neuron, Afferent 
Neurons which convey sensory information centrally from the periphery. (MeSH)
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2007
Review
2007
Nociceptive pain results from the detection of intense or noxious stimuli by specialized high-threshold sensory neurons… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The transient receptor potential (TRP) superfamily of cation channels contains four temperature-sensitive channels, named TRPV1-4… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
It is generally assumed that primary sensory neurons transmit information by their firing rates. However, during natural object… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Mammals detect temperature with specialized neurons in the peripheral nervous system. Four TRPV-class channels have been… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND & AIMS Visceral sensory information is transmitted to the brain through the afferent vagus nerve. Ghrelin, a peptide… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Capsaicin, the main pungent ingredient in ‘hot’ chilli peppers, elicits a sensation of burning pain by selectively activating… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
DORSAL root ganglion sensory neurons associated with C-fibres, many of which are activated by tissue-damage, express an unusual… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Cation-selective P2X receptor channels were first described in sensory neurons1-4 where they are important for primary afferent… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
THE central terminals of primary afferent neurons are topographically highly ordered in the spinal cord1. Peripheral receptor… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
It has been suggested that the proto-oncogenes c-fos and c-myc participate in the control of genetic events which lead to the… (More)
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