TRPV1

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TRPV1

A gene on chromosome 17p13.2 that encodes a protein which is a receptor for capsaicin and the structurally related vanilloids, and is a non-selective cation channel structurally related to the TRP family of ion channels. The receptor is also activated by high temperatures, suggesting that it functions as a transducer of noxious chemical and painful thermal stimuli in vivo.
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Capsaicin (100 nM), an agonist of vanilloid receptors, also did not affect vasoconstriction by SdD.
2A] and vanilloid receptors as well as L-type calcium channels.
Solanaceae) used as a pharmacological tool to investigate the role of vanilloid receptors (Szallasi and Blumberg 1999).
5, low-affinity neurotrophin, and vanilloid receptors demonstrated nerves in subepithelial regions proximal and distal to the airway anastomosis.
The mechanism of action involves capsaicin-induced activation of vanilloid receptors located in epidermal and dermal sensory nerve fibers.