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… (More)
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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… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Mechanoelectrical transduction, the conversion of mechanical force into electrochemical signals, underlies a range of sensory… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
We have previously shown that the seemingly static paracrystalline actin core of hair cell stereocilia undergoes continuous… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Mutations of the gene encoding unconventional myosin XVa are associated with sensorineural deafness in humans (DFNB3) and shaker… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Mouse chromosome 10 harbors several loci associated with hearing loss, including waltzer (v), modifier-of deaf waddler (mdfw) and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The espins are actin-bundling proteins of brush border microvilli and Sertoli cell-spermatid junctions. We have determined that… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Mechanically sensitive hair cells of the auditory and vestibular systems use Ca2+ to control adaptation of mechanical… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Mechanically gated "transduction" channels in inner ear hair cells are thought to be connected to tip links stretched between… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
The cochleae of chick embryos of 8 days of incubation until hatching (21 days) were examined by scanning electron microscopy… (More)
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1984
Highly Cited
1984
Tuning curves were obtained from 100 to 150 auditory-nerve fibers spanning the range of characteristic frequencies (CFs) in each… (More)
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