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… (More)
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2016
Review
2016
A distinctive pattern of recurrent rapid falls in fetal heart rate, called decelerations, are commonly associated with uterine… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
In mammals, the first step in the perception of form and texture is the activation of trigeminal or dorsal root ganglion (DRG… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Extrinsic afferent neurons play an essential role in both sensation and reflex control of visceral organs, but their specialized… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Neurotrophin-3 (NT-3) is required for the development of most sensory neurons of the dorsal root ganglia. Using… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
IN linear information theory, electrical engineering and neurobiology, random noise has traditionally been viewed as a detriment… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Mechanical stresses were applied directly to cell surface receptors with a magnetic twisting device. The extracellular matrix… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Impulses in single tactile units innervating the human glabrous skin were recorded percutaneously from the median nerve using… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Recordings from single peripheral nerve fibres made it possible to analyse the functional properties of tactile afferent units… (More)
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Highly Cited
1968
Highly Cited
1968
A technique is described which allows recording of multi-fiber discharge and single-unit activity from intact peripheral nerves… (More)
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