mechanosensory

mechanosensory

/me·cha·no·sen·so·ry/ (-sen´sŏ-re) pertaining to sensory activation in response to mechanical pressures or distortions.
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Numerous mechanosensory pathways involve transient receptor potential (TRP) channels.
1981) Developmental genetics of the mechanosensory neurons of Caenorhabditis elegans.
Feeding behavior or preference for particular host species depends on the various sensilla present on the insects' mouthparts, including olfactory, gustatory, and mechanosensory ones, which are involved in sensory perception via chemoreceptors (Dey et al.
Using Drosophila, I will investigate the relationship between mechanosensory and circadian systems in a dual, and bidirectional, approach.
environmental and physical stimuli through mechanosensory signal is of
Dissolved Copper Triggers Cell Death in the Peripheral Mechanosensory System of Larval Fish," Environ.
SOD1 may directly affect the mechanosensory properties of the aortic baroreceptor terminals by altering the expression or activity of critical ion channels in the baroreceptor terminals.
It has been suggested that development of mechanosensory organs, such as lateral lines, contribute to decreases in NND in school formations of juvenile fish (Masuda and Tsukamoto, 1998).
Release of vasoactive substances from endothelial cells by shear stress and purinergic mechanosensory transduction.
The topics include neural coding and decoding with spike times, binless estimation of mutual information in metric spaces, timing information in insect mechanosensory systems, spike timing as a mechanism for taste coding in the brainstem, and cortical computations using relative spike timing.
They insisted that this expression in the bladder epithelium might be implicated in the mechanosensory transduction in the bladder afferent pathways that induce detrusor overactivity as a result of BOO.
NO may participate in mechanosensory processing (Ott et al.