Mechanotransduction: The elusive hair cell transduction channel revealed?

Clive P. Morgan, Peter G. Barr-Gillespie

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A family of transmembrane proteins has been shown to modulate both the calcium permeability and single-channel conductance of the vertebrate hair-cell mechanosensor, implicating them directly in inner ear mechanosensation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R887-R890
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number19
StatePublished - Oct 7 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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