Bottoms up: Transduction channels at tip link bases

Kateri J. Spinelli, Peter G. Gillespie

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A study now demonstrates that the transduction channel responsible for converting sound to neural signals in the mammalian cochlea is excluded from the tallest row of stereocilia and is instead more likely in the bottom row.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)529-530
Number of pages2
JournalNature Neuroscience
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1 2009


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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