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From shared lineage to distinct functions: the development of the inner ear and epibranchial placodes.

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The inner ear and the epibranchial ganglia constitute much of the sensory system in the caudal vertebrate head. The inner ear consists of mechanosensory hair cells, their neurons, and structures necessary for sound and balance sensation. The epibranchial ganglia are knots of neurons that innervate and relay sensory signals from several visceral organs and the taste buds. Their development was once thought to be independent, in line with their independent functions. However, recent studies ind...

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10.1242/dev.040055

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Journal:
Development (Cambridge, England)
Volume:
137
Issue:
11
Pages:
1777-1785
Publication date:
2010-06-05
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EISSN:
1477-9129
ISSN:
0950-1991
URN:
uuid:0258ab06-8666-4266-9de4-d29043ffa2c7
Source identifiers:
131398
Local pid:
pubs:131398

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