Hair cells
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Hair cells: overview


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a3. Ashmore JF. The cellular machinery of the cochlea. Exper. Physiol., 79: 113-134, 1994


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Dulon D et Aran JM. Aspects cellulaires et moléculaires de la transduction mécano-électrique dans l'oreille interne. Médecine/Sciences, 1990, 6:744-754
a2. Pickles JO, Corey DP. Mechanoelectrical transduction by hair cells. Trends Neurosci. 1992 Jul;15(7):254-9
a3. Ashmore JF. The cellular machinery of the cochlea. Exper. Physiol., 79: 113-134, 1994
a4. Hudspeth AJ, Tanaka K. Sensory systems. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 1998 Aug;8(4):443-6

...and also

c1. Pickles JO, Comis SD, Osborne MP. Cross-links between stereocilia in the guinea pig organ of Corti, and their possible relation to sensory transduction. Hear Res. 1984 Aug;15(2):103-12
c2. Osborne MP, Comis SD, Pickles JO. Morphology and cross-linkage of stereocilia in the guinea-pig labyrinth examined without the use of osmium as a fixative. Cell Tissue Res. 1984;237(1):43-8
c3. Strelioff D, Flock Å, Minser KE. Role of inner and outer hair cells in mechanical frequency selectivity of the cochlea. Hear. Res. 18, 169-175, 1985
c4. Hudspeth AJ, Gillespie PG. Pulling springs to tune transduction: adaptation by hair cells. Neuron. 1994 Jan;12(1):1-9
c5. Walker RG, Hudspeth AJ. Calmodulin controls adaptation of mechanoelectrical transduction by hair cells of the bullfrog's sacculus. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1996 Mar 5;93(5):2203-7
c6. Garcia JA, Yee AG, Gillespie PG, Corey DP. Localization of myosin-Ibeta near both ends of tip links in frog saccular hair cells. J Neurosci. 1998 Nov 1;18(21):8637-47.



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