sensory receptor cells


Summary: Specialized afferent neurons capable of transducing sensory stimuli into NERVE IMPULSES to be transmitted to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. Sometimes sensory receptors for external stimuli are called exteroceptors; for internal stimuli are called interoceptors and proprioceptors.

Top Publications

  1. Oetjen L, Mack M, Feng J, Whelan T, Niu H, Guo C, et al. Sensory Neurons Co-opt Classical Immune Signaling Pathways to Mediate Chronic Itch. Cell. 2017;171:217-228.e13 pubmed publisher
    ..Collectively, this study reveals an evolutionarily conserved paradigm in which the sensory nervous system employs classical immune signaling pathways to influence mammalian behavior. ..
  2. Moy J, Khoutorsky A, Asiedu M, Black B, Kuhn J, Barragán Iglesias P, et al. The MNK-eIF4E Signaling Axis Contributes to Injury-Induced Nociceptive Plasticity and the Development of Chronic Pain. J Neurosci. 2017;37:7481-7499 pubmed publisher
    ..We reveal a new mechanistic target for the development of a chronic pain state and propose that targeting the upstream kinase, MAPK interacting kinase 1/2, could be used as a therapeutic approach for chronic pain. ..
  3. Thellman N, Botting C, Madaj Z, Triezenberg S. An Immortalized Human Dorsal Root Ganglion Cell Line Provides a Novel Context To Study Herpes Simplex Virus 1 Latency and Reactivation. J Virol. 2017;91: pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, we now have a cell culture model for latency that is derived from the normal host for this virus. ..
  4. Zylberberg J, Pouget A, Latham P, Shea Brown E. Robust information propagation through noisy neural circuits. PLoS Comput Biol. 2017;13:e1005497 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, redundancy is neither necessary nor sufficient to make population codes robust against corruption by noise: redundant codes can be very fragile, and synergistic codes can-in some cases-optimize robustness against noise. ..
  5. Nolano M, Provitera V, Manganelli F, Iodice R, Stancanelli A, Caporaso G, et al. Loss of cutaneous large and small fibers in naive and l-dopa-treated PD patients. Neurology. 2017;89:776-784 pubmed publisher
    ..001). Both large and small fiber pathology occurs in the early stages of PD and may account for the sensory and autonomic impairment. l-Dopa affects the 2 populations of fibers differently. ..
  6. Welberg L. Epigenetics: a lingering smell?. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2014;15:1 pubmed publisher
  7. Benichoux V, Brown A, Anbuhl K, Tollin D. Representation of Multidimensional Stimuli: Quantifying the Most Informative Stimulus Dimension from Neural Responses. J Neurosci. 2017;37:7332-7346 pubmed publisher
    ..We apply this method to the problem of the representation of sound source location in the face of changes in sound source level by neurons of the auditory midbrain. ..
  8. Powell Coffman J, Coffman C. Apoptosis: Lack of oxygen aids cell survival. Nature. 2010;465:554-5 pubmed publisher
  9. Nemeth N, Putz Z, Istenes I, Körei A, Vági O, Kempler M, et al. Is there a connection between postprandial hyperglycemia and IGT related sensory nerve dysfunction?. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2017;27:609-614 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition to 120 min glucose, cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy at borderline significance, age, and height were the independent determinants of sensory nerve dysfunction. ..

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  1. Wang Y, Zhang H, Shi M, Liou Y, Lu L, Yu F. Sec71 functions as a GEF for the small GTPase Arf1 to govern dendrite pruning of Drosophila sensory neurons. Development. 2017;144:1851-1862 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, we show that the Sec71/Arf1-mediated trafficking process is a prerequisite for Rab5-dependent endocytosis to facilitate endocytosis and degradation of the cell-adhesion molecule Neuroglian (Nrg). ..
  2. Zhang Y, Smolen P, Baxter D, Byrne J. Biphasic Regulation of p38 MAPK by Serotonin Contributes to the Efficacy of Stimulus Protocols That Induce Long-Term Synaptic Facilitation. Eneuro. 2017;4: pubmed publisher
    ..For example, decreased p38 MAPK activity ?45 min after the first of two sensitizing stimuli might be an important determinant of an optimal interstimulus interval (ISI) for LTF induction. ..
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    ..This demonstrates for the first time that the roles of the class IV da neurons in governing two critical larval behaviors, the larval-pupal transition and mechanical nociception, are functionally separable from each other. ..
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    ..Thus splanchnic receptors are osmosensitive, are situated in the mesentery of the upper small intestine and possibly the portal vein area, and project to the spinal cord via the right and left major splanchnic nerves. ..
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    ..Sensory systems, in particular, seem to evolve along trajectories that enhance their evolvability, ensuring adaptation to different environments. ..
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    ..Together, the distinctive features of this class of A?-HTMRs appear optimized for accurate and rapid localization of mechanical pain. VIDEO ABSTRACT. ..
  10. . Effects of a long-term lifestyle modification programme on peripheral neuropathy in overweight or obese adults with type 2 diabetes: the Look AHEAD study. Diabetologia. 2017;60:980-988 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects on diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) of a long-term intensive lifestyle intervention (ILI) programme designed to achieve and maintain weight loss...
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    ..Such hierarchical control mechanisms may provide a developmental solution for the formation of sensory circuits that transmit distinct modalities. ..
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    ..These findings identify neuroepithelial cross-talk as a potential novel target in PDAC treatment. Cancer Res; 77(8); 1868-79. ©2017 AACR. ..
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    ..Our data suggest that intermediate progenitor cells and symmetric divisions contribute to the formation of the seemingly simple nervous system of a sea anemone. ..
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    ..005 and p = 0.034, respectively). ABCB1 1236 TT genotype and older age might be a predictor of PIPN, which diminishes quality of life of cancer survivors. ..
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    ..Rgk1 is required for both ASM and ARM. Moreover, N-terminal domain-deleted Rgk1 was sufficient for ASM formation, whereas the full-length form was required for ARM formation. ..
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    ..These results suggest that the analgesic efficacy of peripherally restricted opioids for treatment of inflammatory pain may be enhanced by adjunct inhibition of LOX activity. ..
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    ..It is now possible to use these principles to predict a neuron's multisensory response accurately armed only with knowledge of its unisensory responses. ..
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    ..Together, our results provide a comprehensive model of ciliogenesis in sensory neurons and reveal the importance of the dynein-dependent centriole translocation in this process. ..
  26. Albisetti G, Ghanem A, Foster E, Conzelmann K, Zeilhofer H, Wildner H. Identification of Two Classes of Somatosensory Neurons That Display Resistance to Retrograde Infection by Rabies Virus. J Neurosci. 2017;37:10358-10371 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, identification of rabies-resistant neurons might provide a means for future studies addressing rabies pathobiology. ..
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    ..The sensitization and upregulation of TRPV1 receptor by E2 in sensory neurons may explain the greater pain sensitivity in female mice. ..
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    ..UNC-18 variants, created by mutating Ser311 or Ser322, disrupt thermotaxis and suppress PKC-2-dependent cryophilic migration. ..
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    ..Our findings reveal a novel membrane protein complex and suggest possible mechanisms for how sensory compartment size is controlled. ..
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    ..1 in satellite glial cells. This study elucidates novel mechanisms involved in the genesis of acute herpetic neuralgia and open new avenues for its control. ..
  34. Meserve J, Duronio R. A population of G2-arrested cells are selected as sensory organ precursors for the interommatidial bristles of the Drosophila eye. Dev Biol. 2017;430:374-384 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that the control of cell cycle progression refines cell fate decisions and that the relationship between these two processes is not necessarily deterministic. ..
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    ..However, although neurally derived Shh is in part responsible for the dependence of taste cell renewal on gustatory innervation, neurotrophic support of taste buds likely involves a complex set of factors. ..
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    ..We therefore propose that Drosophila larvae might serve as a useful model to analyze the infectious and non-infectious inflammation that underlies various inflammatory diseases such as ischemia, atherosclerosis and cancer. ..
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    ..Regulation of axonal translation by FMRP may shape the structure and function of the axonal arbor in mature sensory neurons in the main olfactory system but not in the accessory olfactory system. ..
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    ..Due to these features, the procedure may serve as a useful platform for further functional investigation as well as for cell-based screening approaches requiring human sensory neurons or neurons of any type. ..
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    ..Our data, for the first time, support potential therapeutic efficacy of FA in promoting survival and differentiation of NSCs to prevent gentamicin-induced neuronal hearing loss. ..
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    ..EFF-1 is essential for dendritic pruning after injury and extrinsic AFF-1 mediates dendrite fusion to bypass injuries. ..
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    ..Taken together, our results indicate that while centrioles are essential to initiate cilia formation, they are dispensable for cilia maturation and maintenance. ..
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    ..These findings suggest that AKAP scaffolds PKA to increase plasma membrane targeting and phosphorylation of GRK2 to maintain DOR analgesic incompetence in peripheral sensory neurons. ..
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    ..Finally, we show that the Drosophila homolog of ngn3, a bHLH gene that defines the entero-endocrine lineage in mammals, is expressed and required for the differentiation of this cell type in the fly gut. ..
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    ..This study finds that semaphorin 4C and its receptor Plexin B are expressed in sensory neurons and are pronociceptive in a mouse model of inflammatory pain. ..