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Stereocilia

Known as: Stereocilium, Stereovilli, Stereovillus 
An actin-based protrusion from the apical surface of auditory and vestibular hair cells and of neuromast cells. These protrusions are supported by a… 
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Stereocilia are microvilli-derived mechanosensory organelles that are arranged in rows of graded heights on the apical surface of… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Mechanoelectrical transduction, the conversion of mechanical force into electrochemical signals, underlies a range of sensory… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
We have previously shown that the seemingly static paracrystalline actin core of hair cell stereocilia undergoes continuous… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Mouse chromosome 10 harbors several loci associated with hearing loss, including waltzer (v), modifier-of deaf waddler (mdfw) and… 
Review
2001
Review
2001
In mammals, environmental sounds stimulate the auditory receptor, the cochlea, via vibrations of the stapes, the innermost of the… 
Review
1992
Review
1992
INTRODUCTION 257 OBSERVATIONS… 
Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Within each tapering stereocilium of the cochlea of the alligator lizard is a bundle of actin filaments with > 3,000 filaments… 
Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Hair cells, the primary receptors of the auditory, vestibular, and lateral-line sensory systems, produce electrical signals in…