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Category:Cochlea hair cell inner
Abbrev IHC  +
CellSomaShape Category:Pear-shaped   +
CellSomaSize Small soma  +
CurationStatus uncurated  +
Definition A pear-shaped epithelial cell that is medi A pear-shaped epithelial cell that is medially placed re: the inner pillar and forms a single row within the organ of Corti. Resting potential is modulated by perturbations in stereocilia located at the apical pole of the cell. In contrast to outer hair cells, the inner hair cells are fewer in number, have fewer stereocilia, and are less differentiated. They do, however, receive ~95% of the auditory-nerve dendrites. Although a single auditory nerve fiber innervates several outer hair cells, each inner hair cell receives several more heavily myelinated, auditory-nerve dendrites. Neurotransmitter release activates the auditory nerve, which leads to the cochlear nucleus within the central auditory pathway.(MSH) within the central auditory pathway.(MSH)
EditorialNote http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2912990/figure/Fig1/
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. Petilla neuron  +
Has role Principal neuron role +, Sensory reception role +
Id sao429277527  +
Label Cochlea inner hair cell  +
Located in Spiral organ of Corti +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 12 September 2013 18:08:28  +
ModifiedDate 12 September 2013  +
MolecularConstituents Otoferlin +, VGLUT3 +
Neurotransmitter Glutamate +
NeurotransmitterReceptors AMPA-type glutamate-gated cationic channel +
OriginOfAxon no axon  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. Petilla neuron  +
Species Mammal +
SpineDensityOnDendrites Smooth +
SuperCategory Neuron  +
Synonym Cochlear Inner Hair Cell  +, Inner Hair Cell  +, Cochlea hair cell inner  +
Categories Neuron
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