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An integrative approach to the control of cancer pain

Patrick W. Mantyh and Tony L. Yaksh

in The Neurobiology of Pain: (Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198515616
eISBN:
9780191723650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515616.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter discusses how cancer pain is generated and how the sensory information it initiates is processed as it moves from sense organ to the cerebral cortex under a constantly changing molecular ... More


Molecular biology of nociceptors

Michael J. Caterina, Michael S. Gold, and Richard A. Meyer

in The Neurobiology of Pain: (Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198515616
eISBN:
9780191723650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515616.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter begins with a functional classification of primary nociceptive neurons. It then presents current understanding of the molecules that allow nociceptors to detect noxious chemical, ... More


The development of pain systems

Maria Fitzgerald and Amy Macdermott

in The Neurobiology of Pain: (Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198515616
eISBN:
9780191723650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515616.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter highlights the importance of the postnatal period in the development of primary afferent nociceptors and their synaptic connections within the dorsal horn, the development of dorsal horn ... More


Neurobiology of Nociceptors

Carlos Belmonte and Fernando Cervero (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523345
eISBN:
9780191724527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523345.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This is a comprehensive review of all aspects of nociceptor function, including the structure of nociceptor endings, their neurochemistry, and evolutionary considerations. It deals with the ... More


Functional properties of human cutaneous nociceptors and their role in pain and hyperalgesia

TorebjÖrk H.E., Schmelz M., and Handwerker H.O.

in Neurobiology of Nociceptors

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523345
eISBN:
9780191724527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523345.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The study of peripheral mechanisms of pain was greatly advanced by the technique of microneurography. This technique not only makes possible experiments on human volunteers instead of on guinea-pigs, ... More


Efferent function of nociceptors

Lynn Bruce

in Neurobiology of Nociceptors

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523345
eISBN:
9780191724527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523345.003.0017
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Nociceptors are defined as afferent fibres signalling strong, injury-threatening stimuli or the presence of chemical irritants, including many inflammatory mediators. When excited, they release ... More


Pathophysiology of human nociceptor function

Ochoa JosÈ L., Serra Jordi, and Campero Mario

in Neurobiology of Nociceptors

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523345
eISBN:
9780191724527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523345.003.0021
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter deals with aspects of the pathophysiology of nociceptors, mostly C nociceptors, and in the human context, it will be assumed that the pathophysiology of nociceptors in experimental ... More


Pain and the discovery of nociceptors

Perl Edward R.

in Neurobiology of Nociceptors

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523345
eISBN:
9780191724527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523345.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Nociceptors are primary afferent neurons signalling the presence of tissue-damaging stimuli or the existence of tissue damage. Their activity produces adversive and protective reactions including the ... More


Neurochemistry of cutaneous nociceptors

Lawson Sally N.

in Neurobiology of Nociceptors

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523345
eISBN:
9780191724527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523345.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Nociceptive information, that is, information about potentially damaging stimuli, from the skin of the limbs and the trunk, is carried to the spinal cord by several types of nociceptive dorsal root ... More


Corneal nociceptors

Belmonte Carlos and Gallar Juana

in Neurobiology of Nociceptors

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523345
eISBN:
9780191724527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523345.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

It is not surprising that the cornea possesses the most dense sensory innervation of the body. It has been estimated that the cornea contains 300–600 times more sensory endings than the skin and ... More


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