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Vibrissae

Known as: Hairs of vestibule of nose, Whisker, Set of hairs of vestibule of nose 
Stiff hairs projecting from the face around the nose of most mammals, acting as touch receptors.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
In the present work, nanowhiskers and microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) both extracted from sisal were used to reinforce… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The shape and size distribution of crystalline nanoparticles resulting from the sulfuric acid hydrolysis of cellulose from cotton… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The progressive dwindling of fossil resources, coupled with the drastic increase in oil prices, have sparked a feverish activity… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Understanding the large-scale structural network formed by neurons is a major challenge in system neuroscience. A detailed… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The rhythmic motor activity of the vibrissae that rodents use for the tactile localization of objects provides a model system for… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Imaging techniques based on optical contrast analysis can be used to visualize dynamic and functional properties of the nervous… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Publisher Summary This chapter focuses on epidermal growth factor (EGF) receptor ligands. The mammalian ligands that bind the EGF… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We investigated the transduction operation and function of the mystacial vibrissae, using a comparative morphological analysis… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Abstract This chapter discusses some aspects of the mechanical and thermal properties of carbon nano-tubes. The tensile and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Optical imaging of cortical activity offers several advantages over conventional electrophysiological and anatomical techniques… Expand
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