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By Håkan Olausson, Johan Wessberg, India Morrison, Francis McGlone

ISBN-10: 149396416X

ISBN-13: 9781493964161

ISBN-10: 1493964186

ISBN-13: 9781493964185

CT afferents are receptors in mammalian bushy pores and skin that fireplace motion potentials while the surface is touched calmly which makes them rather vital in affective touch.  frequently neuroscientific learn has desirous about extra discriminative and haptic homes of contact that are mediated by way of large myelinated afferents and the coding homes and useful association of unmyelinated CT afferents were studied a lot less.  The proposed quantity will draw jointly current wisdom during this nascent box. Separate sections will deal with (1) how we will degree affective contact, (2) CT constitution and body structure, (3) CT processing, (4) the contribution of CTs to sexual habit, (5) scientific relevance, (6) advertisement relevance, and (7) destiny learn considerations.​

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Front Behav Neurosci 8:34 Adriensen H, Gybels J, Handwerker HO, van Hees J (1983) Response properties of the thin myelinated (A-delta) fibers in the human skin. J Neurophysiol 49:111–122 Bessou P, Burgess PR, Perl ER, Taylor CB (1971) Dynamic properties of mechanoreceptors with unmyelinated (C) fibers. J Neurophysiol 34:116–131 Brown AG, Iggo A (1967) A quantitative study of cutaneous receptors and afferent fibres in the cat and rabbit. J Physiol 193(3):707–733 Burgess PR, Petit D, Warren RM (1968) Receptor types in cat hairy skin supplied by myelinated fibers.

Nat Neurosci 5:900–904 Olausson H, Wessberg J, Morrison I, McGlone F, Vallbo Å (2010) The neurophysiology of unmyelinated tactile afferents. Neurosci Biobehav Rev 34:185–191 Schmidt R, Schmelz M, Forster C, Ringkamp M, Torebjörk E, Handwerker H (1995) Novel classes of responsive and unresponsive C nociceptors in human skin. J Neurosci 15(1):333–341 Shea VK, Perl ER (1985) Sensory receptors with unmyelinated (C) fibers innervating the skin of the rabbit’s ear. J Neurophysiol 54(3):491–501 Torebjörk HE, Hallin RG (1973) Perceptual changes accompanying controlled preferential blocking of A and C fibre responses in intact human skin nerves.

1989). Functionally, nonpeptidergic C-nociceptive fibers are associated with transduction 2 Functional Properties of C-Low Threshold Mechanoreceptors (C-LTMRs)… 41 of noxious mechanical stimuli (Cavanaugh et al. 2009; Zylka et al. 2005) whereas peptidergic fibers transduce thermal stimulation in the noxious range (Cavanaugh et al. 2009). Mas-related G protein-coupled receptors (Mrgprs) comprise a family of receptors that are found specifically in small diameter sensory neurons (Dong et al. 2001; Lembo et al.

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