Thermoreceptors

Known as: Thermoreceptor, receptors temperature, temperature receptor 
Cellular receptors which mediate the sense of temperature. Thermoreceptors in vertebrates are mostly located under the skin. In mammals there are… (More)

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1951-2018
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2010
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2010
Basal tearing is crucial to maintaining ocular surface wetness. Corneal cold thermoreceptors sense small oscillations in ambient… (More)
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2009
2009
Hyperpolarization-activated currents (I(h)) are mediated by the expression of combinations of hyperpolarization-activated, cyclic… (More)
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2007
2007
TRPM8, a member of the melastatin subfamily of transient receptor potential (TRP) cation channels, is activated by voltage, low… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Cold is detected by a small subpopulation of peripheral thermoreceptors. TRPM8, a cloned menthol- and cold-sensitive ion channel… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Sensations of cold are mediated by specific thermoreceptor nerve endings excited by low temperature and menthol. Here we identify… (More)
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2001
2001
This study compares the effects of convective and radiant heat on the discharge rates of the warm cell of a thin hair-like… (More)
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2000
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2000
Peripheral and central thermoreceptors are involved in sensing ambient and body temperature, respectively. Specialized cold and… (More)
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1997
1997
1. Experimental studies in animals suggest the existence of thermoreceptors in the gastrointestinal tract. Our aim was to… (More)
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1996
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1996
Whereas temperature and humidity are critical variables affecting physiology, behavior, and evolution, the genetic and neuronal… (More)
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1969
1969
1. Cutaneous thermoreceptors were examined electrophysiologically in primates (monkey, baboon) and in sub-primates (dog and rat… (More)
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