Mechanotransduction: The elusive hair cell transduction channel revealed?

Clive P. Morgan, Peter Barr-Gillespie

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Abstract

A family of transmembrane proteins has been shown to modulate both the calcium permeability and single-channel conductance of the vertebrate hair-cell mechanosensor, implicating them directly in inner ear mechanosensation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume23
Issue number19
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 7 2013

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transmembrane proteins
Inner Ear
hairs
Vertebrates
ears
Permeability
permeability
vertebrates
Cells
Calcium
calcium
Proteins
cells
mechanotransduction

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  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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Mechanotransduction : The elusive hair cell transduction channel revealed? / Morgan, Clive P.; Barr-Gillespie, Peter.

In: Current Biology, Vol. 23, No. 19, 07.10.2013.

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