Development of the Inner Ear / Edition 1

Development of the Inner Ear / Edition 1

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Springer New York
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Development of the Inner Ear / Edition 1

This book describes the embryonic development of the vertebrate inner ear in six chapters that span all aspects of inner ear development, from the induction of the otic placode through cellular morphogenesis, to the onset of auditory function. In each chapter, a particular aspect of development of the inner ear is examined in terms of both classic embryologic experiments and more recent advances using molecular biological techniques.

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ISBN-13: 9781441920409
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 12/01/2010
Series: Springer Handbook of Auditory Research Series , #26
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Developmental Neurobiology of the Ear: Current Status and Future Directions.- The Induction of the Otic Placode.- Morphogenesis of the Inner Ear.- Wiring the Ear to the Brain: The Molecular Basis of Neurosensory Development, Differentiation, and Survival.- Notch Signaling and Cell Fate Determination in the Vertebrate Inner Ear.- The Differentiation of Hair Cells.- Developmental Genes Associated with Human Hearing Loss.

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