C Fibers

Known as: C fiber, C-fiber, C-fibre 
Type C fibers are peripheral unmyelinated nerve fibers in which several AXONS are surrounded by a single Schwann cell (SCHWANN CELLS). They… (More)
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2016
Review
2016
Calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) is a 37-amino acid peptide found primarily in the C and Aδ sensory fibers arising from the… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Recent psychophysical and electrophysiological studies in humans suggest the existence of two peripheral pathways for itch, one… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Spontaneous pain, a poorly understood aspect of human neuropathic pain, is indicated in animals by spontaneous foot lifting (SFL… (More)
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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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2002
Highly Cited
2002
We demonstrated recently that uninjured C-fiber nociceptors in the L4 spinal nerve develop spontaneous activity after transection… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Ligation and transection of the L5 spinal nerve in the rat lead to behavioral signs of pain and hyperalgesia. Discharge of… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Impulses in afferent C fibers, e.g., during peripheral trauma, may induce plastic changes in the spinal dorsal horn that are… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
1. Single-unit activity was recorded from S1 dorsal root afferent fibers in pentobarbital-anesthetized rats. In 25 experiments… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Changes in the excitability of the hamstring flexor withdrawal reflex produced by conditioning stimuli applied to C-afferent… (More)
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1978
Highly Cited
1978
1. Radiant-heat stimuli of different intensities were delivered every 28 s to the thenar eminence of the hand of human subjects… (More)
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