Thermoregulation: Channels that Are Cool to the Core

Craig Montell, Michael J J. Caterina

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TRP channels are molecular sensors that endow animals with the ability to sense external temperatures. Recent studies have provided strong evidence that at least one TRP channel, TRPV1, is also essential for the maintenance of internal body temperature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R885-R887
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number20
StatePublished - Oct 23 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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