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Nociceptors

Known as: Receptors, Pain, Neuron, Nociceptive, Pain Receptor 
Peripheral AFFERENT NEURONS which are sensitive to injuries or pain, usually caused by extreme thermal exposures, mechanical forces, or other noxious… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
The primary sensory system requires the integrated function of multiple cell types, although its full complexity remains unclear… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Specialized peripheral sensory neurons known as nociceptors alert us to potentially damaging stimuli at the skin by detecting… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The incidence of chronic pain is estimated to be 20–25% worldwide. Few patients with chronic pain obtain complete relief from the… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
In order to deal effectively with danger, it is imperative to know about it. This is what nociceptors do--these primary sensory… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The complete inability to sense pain in an otherwise healthy individual is a very rare phenotype. In three consanguineous… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Mechanosensory channels of sensory cells mediate the sensations of hearing, touch, and some forms of pain. The TRPA1 (a member of… 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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Review
1998
Review
1998
In this minireview, we have discussed new data highlighting the distinct properties of subsets of nociceptors that in turn raise… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) is a common and often devastatingly painful condition. It is also one of the most extensively… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Sensitization of primary afferent neurons underlies much of the pain and tenderness associated with tissue injury and… Expand