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Fiziologichnyi Zhurnal

is a scientific journal issued by the

Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Editor-in-chief: V.F. Sagach

The journal was founded in 1955 as
1955 – 1977 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0015 – 3311)
1978 – 1993 "Fiziologicheskii zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
1994 – 2016 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
2017 – "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 2522-9028)

Fiziol. Zh. 2021; 67(1): 44-56


M.A. Petrushenko, E.A. Petrushenko, E.A. Lukyanetz

  1. Bogomoletz Institute of physiology NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine, Ukraine


In mammals, the ankyrin ionotropic transient receptor potential type 1 (TRPA1) is the only member of the TRPA receptor gene subfamily. It is defined as a target for damaging and inflammatory effects in peripheral sensory neurons, which implies its functional role in the development of pain and neurogenic inflammation. Experimental studies indicate that calcium permeable non-selective ion receptor channel TRPA1 is activated by a number of exogenous irritant compounds, factors including low temperatures. This review describes the structure, properties, and physiological role of TRPA1 receptors.

Keywords: TRPA1 channels; TRPA1 receptors; calcium channels; neuropathy; diabetic neuropathy; neurons; pain sensitivity


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