The Molecular Basis Of Urgency: Regional Difference Of Vanilloid Receptor Expression In The Human Urinary Bladder

Wed, 22 Nov 2006 02:00 PM EST

... UroToday.com - Transient receptor potential vanilloid-1 receptor (TRPV1) is activated by capsaicin, the drug injected subcutaneously by scientists in an attempt to study C fiber sensitization. The receptor, which is tied in with calcium metabolism pathways, turns out to have an active role in two very important areas. [click link for full article] ...