(NAS Colloquium) The Neurobiology of Pain
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144 pages | 8.5 x 11

Table of Contents

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Front Matter i-x
The Neurobiology of Pain 7627-7630
John C. Liebeskind (1935-1997): A Tribute 7631-7634
Sodium Channels and Pain 7635-7639
A Comparison of the Potential Role of the Tetrodotoxin-insensitive Sodium Channels, PN3/SNS and NaN/SNS2, in Rat Models of Chronic Pain 7640-7644
Tetrodotoxin-resistant Na+ Currents and Inflammatory Hyperalgesia 7645-7649
Calcium Regulation of a Slow Post-spike Hyperpolarization in Vagal Afferent Neurons 7650-7657
Ion Channels Gated by Heat 7658-7663
Causalgia, Pathological Pain, and Adrenergic Receptors 7664-7667
Forebrain Mechanisms of Nociception and Pain: Analysis Through Imaging 7668-7674
A Visceral Pain Pathway in the Dorsal Column of the Spinal Cord 7675-7679
The Spinal Biology in Humans and Animals of Pain States Generated by Persistent Small Afferent Input 7680-7686
Supraspinal Contributions to Hyperalgesia 7687-7692
Neutrophins and Hyperalgesia 7693-7696
Src, a Molecular Switch Governing Gain Control of Synaptic Transmission Mediated by N-methyl-D-aspartate Receptors 7697-7704
Pain Perception: Is There a Role for Primary Somatosensory Cortex? 7705-7709
Implications of Immune-to-Brain Communication for Sickness and Pain 7710-7713
Brain-derived Neurotrophic Factor is an Endogenous Modulator of Nociceptive Responses in the Spinal Cord 7714-7718
The Postnatal Development of Spinal Sensory Processing 7719-7722
Transcriptional and Posttranslational Plasticity and the Generation of Inflammatory Pain 7723-7730
Cellular Mechanisms of Neuropathic Pain, Morphine Tolerance, and Their Interactions 7731-7736
Does a Neuroimmune Interaction Contribute to the Genesis of Painful Peripheral Neuropathies? 7737-7738
Distinct Neurochemical Features of Acute and Persistent Pain 7739-7743
The Genetic Mediation of Individual Differences in Sensitivity to Pain and Its Inhibition 7744-7751
The u Opiate Receptor as a Candidate Gene for Pain: Polymorphisms, Variations in Expression, Nociception, and Opiate Responses 7752-7756
NAS Colloquia 7757-7760
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National Academy of Sciences. (NAS Colloquium) The Neurobiology of Pain. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1999.

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