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  • adjective Pain-causing; painful in nature.
  • adjective In relation to level of hypersensitivity to pain.


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  • After only a single agonistic episode, resident mice are hyper-algesic on a hotplate, whereas defeated intruders show a hypo-algesic behavioral response

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  • While TRPV1 transformed cells exposed to CAP showed readily detectable fluorescence changes, neither untransformed HaCaT cells, nor primary keratinocytes responded to this algesic vanilloid substance.

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  • 2+ / Na+channel that, triggered by algesic endo -, and exovanilloids, moderate heat, inflammatory mediators and tissue acidification, transduces pain signals in the peripheral nervous system (PNS) [1].

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