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… (More)

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2008
Highly Cited
2008
A cardinal feature of inflammation is heightened pain sensitivity at the site of the inflamed tissue. This results from the local… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Although endocannabinoids constitute one of the first lines of defense against pain, the anatomical locus and the precise… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
TRPA1 is an excitatory ion channel targeted by pungent irritants from mustard and garlic. TRPA1 has been proposed to function in… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Vanilloid receptor 1 (TRPV1) has been proposed to be the principal heat-responsive channel for nociceptive neurons. The skin of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Vasoneuroactive substances were applied through intradermal microdialysis membranes and characterized as itch- or pain-inducing… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The release of cytosol from damaged cells has been proposed to be a chemical trigger for nociception. K(+), H(+), adenosine… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Ligation and transection of the L5 spinal nerve in the rat lead to behavioral signs of pain and hyperalgesia. Discharge of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Small-diameter sensory neurons that are primarily nociceptors can be divided neurochemically into two populations: isolectin B(4… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Sensitization of primary afferent neurons underlies much of the pain and tenderness associated with tissue injury and… (More)
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