Chapter 20. Thermosensitivity

  1. C. U. M. Smith

Published Online: 24 NOV 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694374.ch20

Biology of Sensory Systems, Second Edition

Biology of Sensory Systems, Second Edition

How to Cite

Smith, C. U. M. (2009) Thermosensitivity, in Biology of Sensory Systems, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694374.ch20

Author Information

  1. Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 NOV 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470518625

Online ISBN: 9780470694374

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Keywords:

  • thermosensitivity;
  • poikilotherms;
  • homeotherms;
  • dorsal root ganglion (DRG);
  • thermoreceptors in the skin

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Molecular Biology

  • Poikilotherms

  • Homeotherms

  • Concluding Remarks