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An investigation into Shaker-like potassium channel Kv1.6 and its role in the somatosensory nervous system

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Pain is a fascinatingly malleable sensory percept, evoking a unique experience for each individual. Most people who have experienced pain have an inherent understanding of its unpleasantness, and under most conditions this negative affect drives short- and long-term behavioural changes, which serve to protect organisms from potential further harm relating to the offending stimulus. Most commonly, pain is short-lasting, associated with observable physical damage to the body, and reversible....

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Subgroup:
Clinical Neurosciences
Research group:
Neural Injury Group
Oxford college:
St John's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9501-1762

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Subgroup:
Clinical Neurosciences
Research group:
Neural Injury Group
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Supervisor
ORCID:
0000-0002-7996-2696
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Grant:
109117/Z/15/Z
Programme:
OXION DPhil Studentship
Funding agency for:
Peck, L
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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