Capsaicin is an alkaloid occurring naturally in pepper plants related to Capsicum annuum. It is the major ingredient responsible for the hot pungent taste in chillies.
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Prototype vanilloid receptor agonist. Neurotoxin; activates sensory neurons that give rise to unmyelinated C-fibers, many of which contain substance P. Topical application desensitizes the sensory nerve endings giving a paradoxical antinociceptive effect; systemic administration can be neurotoxic to capsaicin-sensitive cells, especially in newborn animals. Active component of chili peppers.
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