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Secondary cutaneous dysaesthesiae

Lamotte Robert H.

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/9780198523345.003.0016
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

A localized irritation of the skin, if sufficiently potent, produces a remarkable change in the quality of mechanically evoked sensations in a large area surrounding the injury. In the case of a ... More


Nociceptors in skeletal muscle and their reaction to pathological tissue changes

Mense Siegfried

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/9780198523345.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

A nociceptor has been defined as a receptive ending that is activated by noxious (tissue threatening, subjectively painful) stimuli, is capable by its response behaviour of distinguishing between ... More


Intracellular messengers and signal transduction in nociceptors

Bevan Stuart

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/9780198523345.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Signal transduction in nociceptive sensory neurones involves a wide range of underlying mechanisms. In undamaged tissues, noxious external stimuli (thermal or mechanical) act rapidly to evoke a train ... More


Other forms of locomotion in molluscs

G. N. Orlovsky, T. G. Deliagina, and S. Grillner

in Neuronal Control of Locomotion: From Mollusc to Man

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524052
eISBN:
9780191724497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524052.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter focuses on the other forms of locomotion, such as crawling and swimming, in molluscs. In most species of gastropod molluscs, crawling is the main form of locomotion. However, in addition ... More


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