Transduction Channels in Sensory Cells

Transduction Channels in Sensory Cells

Editor(s): Stephan Frings, Jonathan Bradley

Published Online: 21 JUN 2005

Print ISBN: 9783527308361

Online ISBN: 9783527603916

DOI: 10.1002/3527603913

About this Book

This is the first book to provide a molecular level explanation of how the senses work, linking molecular biology with sensory physiology to deduce the molecular mechanism of a key step in sensory signal generation.
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 for electrical and magnetic signals.
Required reading for biologists, physiologists and medical researchers with an interest in sensory physiology.

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