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Effect of Oncomodulin on Afferent Inner Hair Cell and Efferent Outer Hair Cell Synaptopathy
Inner hair cells (IHCs) are a type of specialized sensory cell which converts the pressure gradient of the endolymph into an interpretable signal, allowing for hearing. However, there is another type of sensory cell crucial ...
The Proposed Importance of Chemosensation in Mating in Aedes Species
Currently, mosquito-borne diseases are affecting billions of people worldwide and disproportionally burden the developing world. Despite control efforts, these diseases remain widespread. Studying chemosensation and mating ...
Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress and Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
Hearing loss is influenced by many environmental factors, and it greatly affects the quality of life. A specific sensorineural form of hearing loss is noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). Excessive noise exposure causes ...