Dr. Stucky and Scripps Colleagues Identify Factors Creating Sensation of Touch

Cheryl Stucky, PhD, (Cell Biology, Neurobiology, and Anatomy) and collaborators at the Scripps Research Institute published a study in Nature that identified a dual-sensor system involving the Merkel cell and an associated nerve end that contribute to the touch sensation.

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-04-scientists-grasp-soft.html

Medical Express, April 6, 2014

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