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Sensory transduction

Society of General Physiologists, 45th annual symposium, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, 5-8 Sept. 1991
  • 424 Pages
  • 4.50 MB
  • English
Rockefeller University Press , New York
Sensory receptors -- Congresses, Cellular signal transduction -- Congresses, Senses and sensation -- Congr
Statementedited by David P. Corey and Stephen D. Roper.
SeriesSociety of General Physiologists series ;, v. 47
ContributionsCorey, David P., Roper, Stephen D.
LC ClassificationsQP447 .S63 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 424 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1744687M
ISBN 100874700515
LC Control Number92053710

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Sensory Transduction 2nd Edition by Gordon L. Fain (Author) ISBN Format: Paperback. Sensory Transduction 2nd Edition by Gordon L. Fain (Author) ISBN Author: Gordon L. Fain. "Sensory Transduction concentrates firmly on how sensory receptor cells work.

Gordon Fain, one of the central players in the unraveling of phototransduction, takes the position that we have now, thanks to some genetics, molecular biology and cell physiology, 'cracked the problem.'Price: $ Sensory Transduction.

Second Edition. Gordon L. Fain. Provides an up-to-date review of transduction in various sensory modalities; Presents the mechanisms of sensation within a common framework to facilitate a comparative approach across taxa, both invertebrate and vertebrate. This book contains transcripts of the lectures given at the 45th annual symposium on sensory transduction, which was held in September,at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, under the auspices of the Society of General Physiologists.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Sensory Transduction by Antonio Borsellino,Springer edition, paperback Sensory Transduction ( edition) | Open Library. Sensory Transduction - Molecular Cell Biology - NCBI Bookshelf The nervous system receives input from a large number of sensory receptors (see Figure ).

Photoreceptors in the eye, taste receptors on the tongue, odorant receptors in the nose, and touch receptors on the skin monitor various aspects of the outside environment.

ISBN$ Scope: This is a single-authored book that reviews the basic anatomy, physiology, and molecular biology of the sensory systems and cellular signal transduction in primates and humans. The book is divided to ten chapters. Written by leaders in the field of chemosensation, Chemosensory Transduction provides a comprehensive resource for understanding the molecular mechanisms that allow animals to.

Sensory Transduction. The conversion of specific type of energy (stimulus) into an electrical signal (receptor potentials and nerve impulses) Specificity. each receptor is defined by a narrow range of stmuli. Adequate stimulus. the appropriate stimulus that activates a specific type of. The editors have assembled expert authors from all fields of sensory physiology for an authoritative overview of the mechanisms of sensory signal transduction in both animals and plants.

They systematically cover phototransduction, chemosensory transduction, mechanotransduction, temperature and pain perception, as well as specialized receptors.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Proceedings of a NATO Advanced Study Institute/18th Course of the International School of Biophysics on sensory transduction, held June, in Erice, Italy"--Title page verso. The 20 papers that form the present volume cover various topics in the field of sensory transduction.

They originate from the lectures, seminars and discussions which made up the XVIII Course of the International School of Biophysics held in Erice, 9th - 19th June Sensory Transduction. Sensory transduction is being unraveled down to molecular mechanisms, in particular for mechanotransduction and for odorant detection, which are the two most thoroughly studied sensory modalities.

From: Encyclopedia of Genetics, Related terms: Ion Channel; Cochlea; Transient Receptor Potential Channel; Protein; Mutation.

In a new chapter, an introduction to signal transduction, the book provides a concise overview of receptor mechanisms, from receptor –ligand interactions to post-translational modifications Author: Ijsbrand Kramer. Chapters 5–10 extensively review the literature of sensory transduction in the major senses.

Fain emphasizes the great advances made in recent decades using gene cloning and patch clamping techniques.

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Overall it is a most useful book, providing an ideal. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm: Contents: The senses.

Early studies of the anatomy of the sense organs ; The physiology of sensation ; Cracking the problem: molecular physiology ; The revolution of molecular biology ; The code deciphered: sensory transduction --Mechanisms of sensation.

Chemosensory Transduction describes state-of-the-art approaches and key findings related to the study of the chemical senses. Thus, it serves as the go-to reference for this subject for practicing scientists and students with backgrounds in sensory biology and/or neurobiology.

Suggested Citation: "CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO SENSORS." National Research Council. Expanding the Vision of Sensor Materials. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

doi: / History has shown that advancements in materials science and engineering have been important drivers in the development of sensor technologies. The perception of pain throughout the body arises when neural signals originating from the terminals of nociceptors are propagated to second-order neurons in the spinal cord or brainstem, whereupon they are transmitted to specific higher order brain areas (Price, ).

Recent studies have begun to elucidate some of the molecular mechanisms underlying the transduction of noxious by: In physiology, transduction is the conversion of a stimulus from one form to another.

Transduction in the nervous system typically refers to synaptic events wherein an electrical signal, known as an action potential, is converted into a chemical one via the release of sely, in sensory transduction a chemical or physical stimulus is transduced by sensory receptors into.

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Sensory Transduction. Gordon L. Fain, PhD. Sinauer Associates Inc., Sunderland, MA, ISBN$ Scope: This is a single-authored book that reviews the basic anatomy, physiology, and molecular biology of the sensory systems and cellular signal transduction in primates and humans.

The book is divided to ten chapters. Transduction. The most fundamental function of a sensory system is the translation of a sensory signal to an electrical signal in the nervous system. This takes place at the sensory receptor. The change in electrical potential that is produced is called the receptor potential.

Purchase Signal Transduction - 3rd Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN  There are two broad types of cellular systems that perform sensory transduction.

In one, a neuron works with a sensory receptor, a cell, or cell process that is specialized to engage with and detect a specific stimulus. Stimulation of the sensory receptor activates the associated afferent neuron.

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Sensory transduction is the process of converting that sensory signal to an electrical signal in the sensory neuron. The process of reception is dependent on the stimuli itself, the type of receptor, receptor specificity, and the receptive field, which can vary depending on the receptor type.

The proposed book will be a comprehensive, detailed overview of the ways in which TRP channels are involved in a wide variety of sensory modalities.

Authors will explore the involvement of TRP channels in photo transduction (sight), chemotransduction (taste and odor), mechanotransduction (touch and hearing), thermo transduction (the sensation. Sensory transduction occurs when physical energy is converted into a neural code, making it possible or the brain to use the energy.

Absolute threshold is the smallest necessary amount of energy needed for sensation to take place, or the minimum stimuli intensity that an organism can detect 50% of the time.

Abstract. Sensory transduction means the conversion of a physical or chemical stimulus into the excitation of a sensory (or receptor) cell. This process involves a number of steps which can be fully understood only by a combined effort of biophysicists, biochemists, morphologists and by: SAGE Video Bringing teaching, learning and research to life.

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Transduction in the nervous system typically refers to stimulus-alerting events wherein a physical stimulus is converted into an action potential, which is transmitted along axons towards the central nervous system for integration.

It is a step in the larger process of sensory processing.