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Menthol

Known as: Cyclohexanol, 5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)-, Menthol [Chemical/Ingredient], Menthol, unspecified form 
A substance that comes from mint oils or is made in the laboratory. It is used to relieve itching and to treat problems in the upper respiratory… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Herbs and spices containing essential oils (EOs) in the range of 0.05–0.1% have demonstrated activity against pathogens, such as… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Sensory nerve fibres can detect changes in temperature over a remarkably wide range, a process that has been proposed to involve… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
TRPA1 is a calcium-permeable nonselective cation transient receptor potential (TRP) channel that functions as an excitatory… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Several temperature-activated transient receptor potential (thermoTRP) ion channels are the molecular receptors of natural… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Six members of the mammalian transient receptor potential (TRP) ion channels respond to varied temperature thresholds. The… 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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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
A distinct subset of sensory neurons are thought to directly sense changes in thermal energy through their termini in the skin… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Menthol, after topical application, causes a feeling of coolness due to stimulation of 'cold' receptors by inhibiting Ca… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The cellular and molecular mechanisms that enable us to sense cold are not well understood. Insights into this process have come… Expand
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Review
1994
Review
1994
  • R. Eccles
  • The Journal of pharmacy and pharmacology
  • 1994
  • Corpus ID: 20568911
Summary— Menthol and related cooling compounds such as ‘coolant agent 10’, are widely used in products ranging from common cold… Expand