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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


Neurobiological Kinds: Understanding the Abstractions of Neurobiological Thought

Paul W. Glimcher

in Foundations of Neuroeconomic Analysis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199744251
eISBN:
9780199863433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744251.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter begins with a brief tour of the sensory mechanisms of the human brain. The goal of this tour is to reveal several of the basic computational principles that recur throughout the ... More


Sherrington's Loom: An Introduction to the Science of Consciousness

Alan J. McComas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190936549
eISBN:
9780190936570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936549.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

‘Sherrington’s Loom’ provides a historical account of the research that has led to recognition of key mechanisms underlying consciousness. Evidence is assembled from a rich variety of ... More


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