sensory neurons


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sensory neurons

Neurons that send signals to the central nervous system.
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Finally, We will express the spectrally distinct ca++ indicators gcamp6 and rcamp2 in pc neurons and in olfactory sensory neurons, Respectively, And use 2-photon microscopy to analyze the spatio-temporal relationship between feedforward and feedback inputs in the ob.
Additions to this treatment may include exoskeletal mobility or virtual reality visualization to provide additional stimulation in the hoped for regeneration of motor and sensory neurons.
Scientists previously developed a new surgical technique to reconnect sensory neurons to the spinal cord after traumatic spinal injuries.
Indeed, many studies have focused on neurons to understand the mechanism of neuropathic pain, which have suggested that neuropathic pain is a reflection of the aberrant excitability of the secondary sensory neurons in dorsal horn evoked by peripheral sensory inputs and anatomical reorganization of pain pathways of the peripheral and central nervous systems.
Your ability to smell comes from specialized sensory cells, called olfactory sensory neurons, which are found in a small patch of tissue high inside the nose.
Loss of function of sensory neurons also causes sweat glands not to function normally.
Dyck P, Ohta M: Neuronal atrophy and degeneration predominantly affecting peripheral sensory neurons.
May 21, 2015--Scientists at McMaster University have discovered how to make adult sensory neurons from human patients simply by having them roll up their sleeve and providing a blood sample.
Accordingly, each dendrite of neurons of the first station is indiscriminately and randomly connected with both sensory neurons and neurons from the last station (Destexhe, 2000).
Substance P (SP) is considered as the prototypic neuropeptide of the more than 50 known neuroactive molecules, and is also the member of a new neurotransmitter system that belongs to the family of three related peptides known as neurokinins and a member of the seven-transmembrane G-protein coupled family of receptors and is primarily associated with sensory neurons in the periphery and specific areas of the CNS [1,2].
The receptor or ion channel, called TRPV1, was originally discovered in sensory neurons, where it acts as a sentinel for heat, acidity and spicy chemicals in the environment.