Response properties of inferior colliculus neurons in young and very old CBA/J mice.

@article{Willott1988ResponsePO,
  title={Response properties of inferior colliculus neurons in young and very old CBA/J mice.},
  author={James F. Willott and Kourosh Parham and K P Hunter},
  journal={Hearing research},
  year={1988},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={1-14}
}
Extracellular recordings were obtained from inferior colliculus (IC) neurons on young (2-month) and very old (greater than 2-year) CBA/J mice in response to contralateral tone and noise stimuli. The old mice had a small loss of spiral ganglion cells throughout the cochlea and moderate hearing loss, manifested as an elevation of neuronal thresholds throughout the IC. There was an age-related increase (3% to 22%) in 'sluggish' neurons (auditory, but poorly driven by sound); however, most neurons… CONTINUE READING