Re: Reference about 'active mechnics of the cochlea'? (Martin Braun )

Subject: Re: Reference about 'active mechnics of the cochlea'?
From:    Martin Braun  <nombraun(at)TELIA.COM>
Date:    Wed, 19 Feb 2003 23:18:38 +0100

Yadong Wang asked: > "There is even evidence that the outer hair cells have a motor > function, changing their length and shape in response to electrical > stimulation (Ashmore 1987)." -- Moore-97 > > Anybody can give me some recent references on this topic? M.Charles Liberman, Jiangang Gao, David Z.Z.He, Xudong Wu, Shuping Jia & Jian Zuo. Prestin is required for electromotility of the outer hair cell and for the cochlear amplifier. Nature 419, 300-304, 19 Sep 2002. Abstract and comment at: Martin ------------------------------------------- Martin Braun Neuroscience of Music S-671 95 Klassbol Sweden e-mail: nombraun(at) web site:

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