Characterization of Cochlear Degeneration in the Inner Ear of the German Waltzing Guinea Pig : a Morphological , Cellular , and Molecular Study

@inproceedings{Jin2006CharacterizationOC,
  title={Characterization of Cochlear Degeneration in the Inner Ear of the German Waltzing Guinea Pig : a Morphological , Cellular , and Molecular Study},
  author={Zhe Jin},
  year={2006}
}
The German waltzing guinea pig is a new strain of animals with yet unknown gene mutation(s) displaying recessively inherited cochleovestibular impairment. The homozygous animals (gw/gw) are deaf already at birth and display typical waltzing behavior throughout life. The heterozygous animals (gw/+) do not suffer from hearing loss and vestibular symptoms. The… CONTINUE READING