Tectorial membrane of cochlea

Known as: Tectorial membrane, Membranes, Tectorial, Membrane, Tectorial 
A membrane, attached to the bony SPIRAL LAMINA, overlying and coupling with the hair cells of the ORGAN OF CORTI in the inner ear. It is a… (More)
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2015
Highly Cited
2015
Sound is encoded within the auditory portion of the inner ear, the cochlea, after propagating down its length as a traveling wave… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Imaging with hard X-rays allows visualizing cochlear structures while maintaining intrinsic qualities of the tissue, including… (More)
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2010
2010
Most mathematical models of the mammalian cochlea neglect structural longitudinal coupling. However, recent experimental data… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Frequency tuning in the cochlea is determined by the passive mechanical properties of the basilar membrane and active feedback… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Sound-evoked vibrations transmitted into the mammalian cochlea produce traveling waves that provide the mechanical tuning… (More)
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2007
2007
The mammalian inner ear processes sound with high sensitivity and fine resolution over a wide frequency range. The underlying… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The hair bundles of outer hair cells in the mature mouse cochlea possess three distinct cell-surface specializations: tip links… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
α-tectorin (encoded by Tecta) is a component of the tectorial membrane, an extracellular matrix of the cochlea. In humans, the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
alpha-tectorin is an extracellular matrix molecule of the inner ear. Mice homozygous for a targeted deletion in a-tectorin have… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The tectorial membrane has long been postulated as playing a role in the exquisite sensitivity of the cochlea. In particular, it… (More)
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