Tuning in to the Amazing Outer Hair Cell: Membrane Wizardry with a Twist and Shout

Tuning in to the Amazing Outer Hair Cell: Membrane Wizardry with a Twist and Shout J. Membrane Biol. 209, 119–134 (2006) DOI: 10.1007/s00232-005-0833-9 1 2 3 4 5 D.Z.Z. He , J. Zheng , F. Kalinec , S. Kakehata , J. Santos-Sacchi Hair Cell Biophysics Laboratory, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE 68178, USA Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA Section on Cell Structure and Function, Gonda Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, House Ear Institute, Los Angeles, CA 90057, USA Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, Hirosaki, Japan Otolaryngology, Neurobiology and Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Yale University School of Medicine, BML 246, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA Received: 15 December 2005 From Basilar to Plasma Membrane type within the organ, the outer hair cell (OHC) (Dallos & Harris, 1978; Ryan & Dallo, 1975). Over 40 years ago the auditory community rejoiced The OHC is one of the two types of hair cells that frequency tuning in the auditory periphery had present in the organ of Corti. The other hair cell type been understood, and was proud that von Bekesy is the inner hair cell (IHC) which receives up to 95% of received the Nobel Prize for showing http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of Membrane Biology Springer Journals

Tuning in to the Amazing Outer Hair Cell: Membrane Wizardry with a Twist and Shout

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