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Afferent neuron

Known as: Sensory Cell Afferent Neuron, Sensory neuron, Neuron, Afferent 
Neurons which convey sensory information centrally from the periphery. (MeSH)
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2019
Review
2019
Summary Sensory functions of the vagus nerve are critical for conscious perceptions and for monitoring visceral functions in the… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
Acute pain signaling has a key protective role and is highly evolutionarily conserved. Chronic pain, however, is maladaptive… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Mammals detect temperature with specialized neurons in the peripheral nervous system. Four TRPV-class channels have been… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
The sensation of pain alerts us to real or impending injury and triggers appropriate protective responses. Unfortunately, pain… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
It has long been assumed that sensory neurons are adapted, through both evolutionary and developmental processes, to the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The capsaicin (vanilloid) receptor VR1 is a cation channel expressed by primary sensory neurons of the "pain" pathway… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Natural products afford a window of opportunity to study important biology. If the natural product is used or abused by human… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Capsaicin, the main pungent ingredient in ‘hot’ chilli peppers, elicits a sensation of burning pain by selectively activating… Expand
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Review
1996
Review
1996
The neurotrophins are a small group of dimeric proteins that profoundly affect the development of the nervous system of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The mammalian olfactory system can recognize and discriminate a large number of different odorant molecules. The detection of… Expand
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