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Hair Cell Transduction

Jay M. Goldberg, Victor J. Wilson, Kathleen E. Cullen, Dora E. Angelaki, Dianne M. Broussard, Jean A. Büttner-Ennever, Kikuro Fukushima, and Lloyd B. Minor

in The Vestibular System: A Sixth Sense

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195167085
eISBN:
9780199932153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167085.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Vestibular organs, lateral lines, and a variety of vibratory and auditory organs are all examples of hair-cell mechanoreceptors. The frequency ranges over which hair cells operate indicate their ... More


Hearing and hair cells

Gordon L. Fain

in Sensory Transduction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198835028
eISBN:
9780191872846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835028.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Neurobiology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

“Hearing and hair cells” is the sixth chapter of the book Sensory Transduction and begins with hearing in insects, describing the anatomy and physiology of tympanal organs and Johnston’s organ. It ... More


The statocysts of cephalopods

Roddy Williamson

in Cephalopod Neurobiology: Neuroscience Studies in Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547907
eISBN:
9780191724299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.003.0342
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

This chapter details statocysts of cephalopods. The statocysts of most cephalopods are sense organs of great sophistication with macula/statolith systems that respond to gravity and crista/cupula ... More


Channels and electrical signals

Gordon L. Fain

in Sensory Transduction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198835028
eISBN:
9780191872846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835028.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Neurobiology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

“Channels and electrical signals” is the third chapter of the book Sensory Transduction and reviews the structure and function of ion channels, the structure of channel pores, and mechanisms of ... More


Future directions

Jos J. Eggermont

in The Neuroscience of Tinnitus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199605606
eISBN:
9780191741555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605606.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Development

Tinnitus research is making tremendous progress in both the understanding of mechanisms and in developing tinnitus management. Yet, we still do not know why only 2/3rd of people with hearing loss ... More


Electronystagmography

Martin S. Gizzi and Jay A. Liveson

in Laboratory Reference for Clinical Neurophysiology

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195129243
eISBN:
9780199847792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195129243.003.0020
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Electronystagmography (ENG) is the study of the vestibular function of the eighth cranial nerves, along with their central connections. It depends, however, on intact oculomotor functions of the ... More


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