Marjan Nasr

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Hearing loss, caused by irreversible loss of cochlear sensory hair cells, affects millions of patients worldwide. In this concise review, we examine the conundrum of inner ear stem cells, which obviously are present in the inner ear sensory epithelia of nonmammalian vertebrates, giving these ears the ability to functionally recover even from repetitive(More)
Endothelin (ET), a potent vasoconstrictor peptide, is believed to have central sites of action and potential neurohormonal effects relating to body fluid homeostasis and blood-pressure regulation. Systemic endothelin binds to receptors at circumventricular organs and has been shown to increase plasma concentrations of vasopressin and increase the firing(More)
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