Number of hair cells in cochlea

Range ~15,000 hair cells
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Arnadóttir J, Chalfie M. Eukaryotic mechanosensitive channels. Annu Rev Biophys. 2010 39: 111-37. p.112 right column top paragraphPubMed ID20192782
Primary Source Retzius G. 1884. Das Gehororgan der Wirbelthiere, Vol. II: Das Geh¨ororgan der Reptilien, der V¨ogel und der S¨augetiere. Die Centraldruckerei, pp. 342–57. Stockholm AND Wever EG, McCormick JG, Palin J, Ridgway SH. Cochlear Structure in the Dolphin, Lagenorhynchus obliquidens. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1972 Mar69(3):657-61.PubMed ID16591969
Comments "The human cochlea ... has approximately 15,000 hair cells (primary sources)."
Entered by Uri M
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