Sensory neurones

Jakob Tougaard biozjt at
Wed Jun 14 13:54:47 EST 1995

In <8AB22AA.0E53000E32.uuout at> lars.thomsen at (LARS THOMSEN) writes:

>I was wondering if any one remembered good examples of 
>sensory neurones with the cell bodies close to the
>location of the stimulus. 

What about vertebrate hair cells. They have no axon or dendrites at all, so 
the body of the cell can't get much closer to the site of depolarization. 
Same applies to retinal rods and cones.



Jakob Tougaard, Dept. of Zoophysiology
Aarhus University, Denmark
E-mail: biozjt at

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