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Thermosensing

Known as: Temperature Sense, Thermosensings, thermoreception 
The series of events required for an organism to receive a temperature stimulus, convert it to a molecular signal, and recognize and characterize the… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Over the past century, many research studies have been conducted in an attempt to define thermal conditions for humans in the… Expand
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2003
Review
2003
We possess an acute sense of temperature. Most of us seek shade on a hot summer day, prefer a warm shower to a cold one, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
A distinct subset of sensory neurons are thought to directly sense changes in thermal energy through their termini in the skin… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The mammalian nervous system constantly evaluates internal and environmental temperatures to maintain homeostasis and to avoid… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Both prokaryotes and eukaryotes respond to a decrease in temperature with the expression of a specific subset of proteins… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Many damage-sensing neurons express tetrodotoxin (TTX)-resistant voltage-gated sodium channels. Here we examined the role of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
THE existence of a posterolateral thalamic relay nucleus for pain and temperature sensation was postulated in 1911, on the basis… Expand
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
  • H. Hensel
  • Monographs of the Physiological Society
  • 1981
  • Corpus ID: 8669441
 
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Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
A given stimulus can induce a pleasant or unpleasant sensation depending on the subject's internal state. The word alliesthesia… Expand
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Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
Abstract Sensory estimates of comfort and thermal sensation for resting-sitting unclothed subjects have been compared with the… Expand
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