Hair Cell Regeneration, Repair, and Protection

Hair Cell Regeneration, Repair, and Protection

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Not male pattern baldness, but the loss of sensory hair, is a very serious topic. Sensory hair cells convert sound and motion into our sense of hearing, movement, and head position. In mammals, the loss of hair cells is irreversible. Or is it? Hair cells in other vertebrates are capable of regenerating and recovering partial or complete function. This book provides a comprehensive survey of the regeneration of sensory hair cells.These discoveries, and the potential for helping people with hearing loss, are the focus of this volume. ... hair cell regeneration and provides an overview of current knowledge as well as new technologies to promote regeneration and repair.

Title:Hair Cell Regeneration, Repair, and Protection
Author:Richard J. Salvi, Richard R. Fay
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-03-15


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