Chapter 10. Nerve Membrane Properties and Thermal Stimuli

  1. A. V. S. de Reuck M.Sc., D.I.C., A.R.C.S. and
  2. Julie Knight B.A.
  1. Richard W. Murray

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470715338.ch10

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Touch, Heat and Pain

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Touch, Heat and Pain

How to Cite

Murray, R. W. (1966) Nerve Membrane Properties and Thermal Stimuli, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - Touch, Heat and Pain (eds A. V. S. de Reuck and J. Knight), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470715338.ch10

Author Information

  1. Department of Zoology and Comparative Physiology, University of Birmingham

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1966

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470714829

Online ISBN: 9780470715338

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Keywords:

  • temperature receptors;
  • environmental temperatures;
  • sense organs;
  • receptor mechanisms;
  • thermal conductivity

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Preliminary Analysis of the Receptor Mechanism

  • Type of Evidence Required

  • Resting Potentials and Temperature

  • Pacemaking and Impulse Initiation

  • Conclusions

  • References

  • Discussion