Sensitization (observable entity)

Known as: Sensitization 
An increased in a behavioral response to a repeated stimulus. For example, a shock to the tail of the marine snail Aplysia, to which the snail… (More)
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2016
Review
2016
Calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) is a 37-amino acid peptide found primarily in the C and Aδ sensory fibers arising from the… (More)
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Nociceptor inputs can trigger a prolonged but reversible increase in the excitability and synaptic efficacy of neurons in central… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Pain usually results from activation of nociceptive afferents by actually or potentially tissue-damaging stimuli. Pain may also… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
NF-kappaB is responsible for upregulating gene products that control cell survival. In this study, we demonstrate that SIRT1, a… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTL) respond to antigenic peptides presented on MHC class I molecules. On most cells, these peptides are… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
The question of addiction concerns the process by which drug-taking behavior, in certain individuals, evolves into compulsive… (More)
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2001
Review
2001
Human natural killer (NK) cells comprise approximately 15% of all circulating lymphocytes. Owing to their early production of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We show that high doses of salicylates reverse hyperglycemia, hyperinsulinemia, and dyslipidemia in obese rodents by sensitizing… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abnormal smooth-muscle contractility may be a major cause of disease states such as hypertension, and a smooth-muscle relaxant… (More)
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Review
1991
Review
1991
Dendritic cells are a system of antigen presenting cells that function to initiate several immune responses such as the… (More)
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