By Bernd U. Budelmann (auth.), David J. Lim (eds.)
Dr. Howard apartment, founding father of the home Ear Institute and apartment Ear medical institution usually makes use of the analogy of planting a seed whilst bearing on setting up the home Ear Institute in 1946. thankful sufferers of Dr. condominium placed forth the concept his wisdom and leading edge talents may be used to extend the certainty of listening to impairment and its therapy. these early sufferers supplied the "seed cash" to start the Institute. seeing that that point, the expansion has been extraordinary from a one-man laboratory to a multidisciplinary facility boasting over a hundred seventy five scien tists, physicians, and aid employees, all devoted to the development of otologic examine and schooling. Six years in the past after a half-century of exceptional luck with prosthetic and equipment learn, the Institute all started cultivating a brand new box of endeavor-cell and molecular biology. Don Nielsen, then the Institute's government vice chairman for learn and clinical Director, started exploring the opportunity of hair cellphone regen eration and provided his rules to the Board of Trustees. For a interval of six months, we did loads of truth discovering to evaluate what function the Institute could absorb this excit ing new field.
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1987) Receptor-mediated endocytosis of a chemoreceptor involved in triggering the discharge of cnidae in a sea anemone tentacle. Tissue Cell 19: 747-755. A. (1989a) Cnidocytes and adjacent supporting cells form receptoreffector complexes in anemone tentacles. TIssue Cell 21: 17-24. A.
143-164. A. (1987) Receptor-mediated endocytosis of a chemoreceptor involved in triggering the discharge of cnidae in a sea anemone tentacle. Tissue Cell 19: 747-755. A. (1989a) Cnidocytes and adjacent supporting cells form receptoreffector complexes in anemone tentacles. TIssue Cell 21: 17-24. A.
Through the course of evolution, it appears that cell functions have become more specialized as the organization of tissues into organs has become more complex. 10. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We appreciate support from NSF (MCB9505844 and IBN9807782) and NIH (GMR0152334). We are grateful to scientists working in the fields of sensory physiology and ultrastructure of vertebrate hair cells for providing such an interesting foundation for our work on anemones. We thank our colleagues, Renee R. Hudson, Julia Roberts, Thomas 1.