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Hypothalamic Neurons Regulating Body Temperature

Handbook of Physiology, Environmental Physiology

  1. Jack A. Boulant

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp040106

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Boulant, J. A. 2011. Hypothalamic Neurons Regulating Body Temperature. Comprehensive Physiology. 105–126.

Author Information

  1. Department of Physiology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Types of Neurons
    • 1.1
      Criteria for Neuronal Thermosensitivity
    • 1.2
      Distribution of Thermosensitive Neurons
  • 2
    Mechanisms of Neuronal Thermosensitivity
    • 2.1
      Warm-Sensitive Neurons
    • 2.2
      Cold-Sensitive Neurons
    • 2.3
      Temperature-Insensitive Neurons
  • 3
    Neuronal Integration of Central and Peripheral Temperature