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World J Otorhinolaryngol. Nov 28, 2013; 3(4): 114-133
Published online Nov 28, 2013. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v3.i4.114
Figure 1
Figure 1 Histology of cochlea and targets for cell specific pharmaco-/gene therapy. Three fluid filled compartments characterize the mammalian hearing organ. Nerve fibres and neurons (Spiral ganglion, peripheral processes and central processes), sensory epithelium (Corti’s organ). Tyrosine kinease B receptor (TrkB) is indicated as a target for therapy.