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Category:Cochlea hair cell outer
Abbrev OHC  +
CellSomaShape Category:Other   +
CellSomaSize Small soma  +
Comment Note that transmitter is Glutamate OR Aspartate, suggesting that their might be subcategories based on transmitter. I don't think that Neurolex handles ands and ors yet
CurationStatus graph position temporary  +
Curator Maryann Martone +
Definition In mammals, the outer hair cells are arran In mammals, the outer hair cells are arranged in three rows that are further removed from the modiolus than the single row of inner hair cells. Although receiving only ~5% of the innervating auditory nerve dendrites, the motile properties of the outer hair cells actively contribute to the sensitivity and frequency selectivity of the cochlea. The process of somatic electromotility, due to the presence of the motor protein, prestin, is essential for normal cochlear function. Outer hair cell function is also directly influenced by efferent input from the medial superior olivary complex. (MSH) the medial superior olivary complex. (MSH)
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. Petilla neuron  +
Has functional role Sensory reception role +
Has role Principal neuron role +
Id sao1582628662  +
Label Cochlea outer hair cell  +
Located in Cochlea +, Spiral organ of Corti +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 4 June 2013 21:25:18  +
ModifiedDate 4 June 2013  +
MolecularConstituents Prestin +
Neurotransmitter Glutamate +, Aspartate +
NeurotransmitterReceptors Acetylcholine +
OriginOfAxon no axon  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. Petilla neuron  +
Species Mammal +
SuperCategory Neuron  +
Synonym Cochlear Outer Hair Cell  +, Outer Hair Cell  +
Categories Neuron, Cochlea hair cell
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