Mammalian inner ear schematic

2018-03-15T21:46:01Z (GMT) by M Fabiana Kubke Srdjan Vlajkovic
<p>Schematic organization of the inner ear of mouse (A) and organ of Corti of mouse (A), gerbil (B), rat (C) and mole rat (E: basal end, F: apical end). DC: Deiters cells; HC: Hensen’s cells; IHC: inner hair cells; ISC: inner sulcus cells; OC: organ of Corti; OHC: outer hair cells, OtC: otic capsule; Rm: Reissner’s membrane; SG: spiral ganglion; SL: spiral ligament; SM: scala media; ST: scala timpani; StV: stria vascularis; SV: scala vestibuli; TC: tunnel of Corti; Tm: tectorial membrane; ZA: arcuate zone of basilar membrane; ZP: pectinate zone of basilar membrane.</p> References:<div><div> <div> <div>1. </div><div>Akil O, Lustig L. Mouse Cochlear Whole Mount Immunofluorescence. BIO-PROTOCOL [Internet]. 2013 [cited 2018 Mar 15];3(5). Available from: <a href=""></a></div> </div> <div> <div>2. </div><div>O’Keeffe MG, Thorne PR, Housley GD, Robson SC, Vlajkovic SM. Distribution of NTPDase5 and NTPDase6 and the regulation of P2Y receptor signalling in the rat cochlea. Purinergic Signalling. 2010 Jun 1;6(2):249–61.</div> </div> <div> <div>3. </div><div>Vlajkovic SM, Thorne PR, Sévigny J, Robson SC, Housley GD. Distribution of ectonucleoside triphosphate diphosphohydrolases 1 and 2 in rat cochlea. Hearing Research. 2002 Aug 1;170(1):127–38.</div> </div> <div> <div>4. </div><div>Raphael Y, Altschuler RA. Structure and innervation of the cochlea. Brain Research Bulletin. 2003 Jun 15;60(5):397–422.</div> </div> <div> <div>5. </div><div>Maison SF, Liu X-P, Vetter DE, Eatock RA, Nathanson NM, Wess J, et al. Muscarinic Signaling in the Cochlea: Presynaptic and Postsynaptic Effects on Efferent Feedback and Afferent Excitability. J Neurosci. 2010 May 12;30(19):6751–62.</div> </div> <div> <div>6. </div><div>Bruns V, Müller M, Hofer W, Heth G, Nevo E. Inner ear structure electrophysiological audiograms of the subterranean mole rat, Spalax ehrenbergi. Hearing Research. 1988 Apr 1;33(1):1–9.</div> </div> <div> <div>7. </div><div>Kapuria S, Steele CR, Puria S. Unraveling the mystery of hearing in gerbil and other rodents with an arch-beam model of the basilar membrane. Scientific Reports. 2017 Mar 22;7(1):228.</div> </div> </div></div>