[Protein-analysis] Re: Question about Hypothetical Thermal Injury of the Inner Ear

Radium glucegen1 at excite.com
Wed Oct 26 16:10:27 EST 2005


Radium wrote:
> DK wrote:
>
> > If inner hair cells are all dead (and they *are* if their proteins are
> > denatured), then the alterations in auditory perceptions to occur
> > would be deafness.
>
> Any tinnitus? Any distortion in sound before complete deafness?

What if only the IHCs of the ^apical^ membrane is affected?



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