Organ of Corti
Overview / Function / Development

Mains references ("to be updated")

Organe of Corti: structure and function


a1. Pickles JO. Recent advances in cochlear physiology. Prog Neurobiol. 1985;24(1):1-42
a2. Santos Sacchi J. Cochlear physiology. In: Physiology of the Ear, A.F. Jahn and J. Santos-Sacchi, eds, Raven Press, New York, pp. 271-293, 1988
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a13. SPOENDLIN, H. The Organization of the Cochlear Receptor, Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Vol. 13, 1966, L. Rüedi, ed, Karger, Basel, New York.
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PICKLES JO, 1982. An introduction to the physiology of hearing. Academic Press, Orlando.
ALTSCHULER, R.A., BOBBIN, R.P., HOFFMAN, D.W., eds, Neurobiology of Hearing: The Cochlea, Raven Press, New York, 1986.
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DALLOS, P., POPPER, A.N., FAY, R.R. The cochlea. Springer Handbook of Auditory Research Vol. 8, 1996, Springer Verlag, New York.
JAHN A.F.and J. SANTOS-SACCHI, J.eds, Cochlear physiology. , Raven Press, New York, 1988

Developement of the organ of Corti


RUBEL E.W. Ontogeny of structure and function in vertebrate auditory system. In: Jacobson M (ed.) Handbook of Sensory Physiology, vol. IX: Development of Sensory Systems. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, pp. 120-237, 1978.
b2. PUJOL R., UZIEL A. Auditory development : peripheral aspects. In: Meisami E, Timiras PS. Handbook of human growth and developmental biology, vol I part B. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press, pp. 109-130, 1988.
b3. LIM D.J., RUEDA J. Structural development of the cochlea. In: Romand (ed) Development of auditory and vestibular systems 2. Oxford: Elsevier pp. 33-58, 1992.
b4. PUJOL R., LAVIGNE-REBILLARD M., LENOIR M. Development of sensory and neural structures in the mammalian cochlea. In: Rubel E.W., Popper, A.N., Fay R.R. eds. Development of the auditory system, Springer Handbook of Auditory Research, vol 9, pp 146-192, 1997.


EGGERMONT J.J., BOCK G.R. eds Normal and abnormal development of hearing and its clinical implications. Acta Otolaryngol (Stockh) Suppl 421, 1985

b12. ROMAND R. ed. Development of Auditory and Vestibular systems 2. Elsevier, Oxford, 1992
b13. RUBEL E.W., POPPER A.N., FAY R.R. eds. Development of the auditory system, Springer Handbook of Auditory Research vol. 9, Springer, New York, 1997

...and also

b21. PUJOL R., and HILDING D. Anatomy and physiology of the onset of auditory function. Acta Otolaryngol (Stockh) 76:1-11, 1973
b22. LENOIR, M., SHNERSON, A. & PUJOL, R. (1980) Cochlear receptor development in the rat with emphasis on synaptogenesis. Anat. Embryol. 160, 253-262
b23.PUJOL R., LAVIGNE-REBILLARD M. Early stages of innervation and sensory cell differentiation in the human fetal organ of Corti. Acta Otolaryngol (Stockh) Suppl 423:43-50, 1985
b24. LAVIGNE-REBILLARD M, PUJOL R. Development of the auditory hair cell surface in human fetuses. A scanning electron microscopy study. Anat Embryol 174:369-377, 1986
b25. LENOIR M., PUEL J.L., PUJOL R. Stereocilia and tectorial membrane development in the rat cochlea. A SEM study. Anat Embryol 175:477-487, 1987



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