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The organization of tip links and stereocilia on hair cells of bird and lizard basilar papillae

Pickles, J. O., Brix, J., Comis, S. D., Gleich, Otto, Köppl, C:, Manley, G. A. and Osborne, M. P. (1989) The organization of tip links and stereocilia on hair cells of bird and lizard basilar papillae. Hearing Research 41 (1), pp. 31-41.

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Abstract

Auditory papillae from three species of bird (pigeon, starling, and chick), and two species of European lizard (Podarcis murolis and Podarcis sic&) were examined by scanning electron microscopy. Hair bundles from all papillae showed tip links oriented along the direction of gradation in heights of the stereocilia (i.e. parallel to the hair-cell axis of bilateral symmetry, and so parallel to ...

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Item type:Article
Date:August 1989
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Heilkunde
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10.1016/0378-5955(89)90176-7DOI
Keywords:stereocilia; hair cell; bird; lizard; papilla; link; tip link; transduction; development
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:No
Item ID:3708
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