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Nociceptors for the 21st Century
Current Review of Pain
  • Francisco J. Alvarez, Wright State University - Main Campus
  • Robert E.W. Fyffe, Wright State University - Main Campus
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2000
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Abstract
This review summarizes recent developments in the context of the neurochemical classification of nociceptors and explores the relationships between functionally and neurochemically defined subgroups. Although the complete picture is not yet available, several lines of intriguing evidence suggest that despite the complexity and diversity of nociceptor properties, a relatively "simple" neurochemical classification fits well with several recently identified molecular characteristics.
DOI
10.1007/s11916-000-0069-4
Citation Information
Francisco J. Alvarez and Robert E.W. Fyffe. "Nociceptors for the 21st Century" Current Review of Pain Vol. 4 Iss. 6 (2000) p. 451 - 458 ISSN: 1069-5850
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/francisco_alvarez/63/