Hair Cell Regeneration, Repair, and Protection
ISBN/ASIN: 0387733639,9780387733630 | 2008 | English | pdf | 316/323 pages | 4.78 Mb
Publisher: Springer | Author: Richard J. Salvi, Richard R. Fay | Edition: 2008
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.