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Mechanoreceptors

Known as: Mechanoreceptor, Mechanoreceptor Cells, Cell, Mechanoreceptor 
Cells specialized to transduce mechanical stimuli and relay that information centrally in the nervous system. Mechanoreceptor cells include the INNER… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Sensing the force digitally Our skin provides us with a flexible waterproof barrier, but it also contains a sensor array that… Expand
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Mechanical pain contributes to the morbidity associated with inflammation and trauma, but primary sensory neurons that convey the… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Combined psychophysical and neurophysiological research has resulted in a relatively complete picture of the neural mechanisms of… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
  • T. Keil
  • Microscopy research and technique
  • 1997
  • Corpus ID: 5552615
This paper reviews the structure and function of insect mechanoreceptors with respect to their cellular, subcellular, and… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
IN linear information theory, electrical engineering and neurobiology, random noise has traditionally been viewed as a detriment… Expand
Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
We obtained human cruciate ligaments at the time of total knee replacement and from autopsy and amputation specimens, and… Expand
Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Recordings from single peripheral nerve fibres made it possible to analyse the functional properties of tactile afferent units… Expand
Review
1975
Review
1975
  • S. McIver
  • Annual review of entomology
  • 1975
  • Corpus ID: 43483211
Mechanoreception is the perception of mechanical distortion of the body caused by the external stimuli of touch and airor water… Expand
Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
Although information from sense organs is used by all animals, only man can verbally report his sensory experience. A brief… Expand
Highly Cited
1968
Highly Cited
1968
Abstract A technique is described which allows recording of multi-fiber discharge and single-unit activity from intact peripheral… Expand
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