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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… 
National Institutes of Health

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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… 
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… 
Review
2007
Review
2007
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… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Sensitization of primary afferent neurons underlies much of the pain and tenderness associated with tissue injury and…