Sensory Pathways and GABA

Gaba Pathway

The transmission and perception of pain are complex processes involving both the central and peripheral nervous systems. In general, pain impulses are generated, propagated, and sustained by the liberation of various autocoids, ions, and neurotransmitters at various points between the site of tissue damage, along the afferent sensory fibers, and within the spinal cord and brain. Some endogenous agents, including adenosine and a variety of neuro-peptides, are responsible for initiating,...