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An auditory fovea in the barn owl cochlea

Köppl, Christine, Gleich, Otto and Manley, Geoffrey A. (1993) An auditory fovea in the barn owl cochlea. Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology 171 (6), pp. 695-704.

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The distribution of frequencies along the basilar papilla of the barn owl (Tyto alba) was studied by labelling small groups of primary auditory neurones of defined frequency response and tracing them to their peripheral innervation sites. The exact location of marked neurones was determined in cochlear wholemounts with the aid of a special surface preparation technique. The average basilar ...


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Item type:Article
Date:January 1993
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Heilkunde
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Keywords:Hearing; Birds; Basilar papilla; Frequency map; Barn owl
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:No
Item ID:3698
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