Production of cochlear potentials by inner and outer hair cells

Peter Dallos, Mary Ann Cheatham

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Cochlear microphonic and summating potential recordings were obtained from preparations where only either inner hair cells (first-turn recording) or outer hair cells (fourth-turn recording) could have contributed to the potentials. A comparison suggests that outer hair cells do produce the preponderance of receptor potentials.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)510-512
Number of pages3
Journaljournal of the Acoustical Society of America
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1976


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Acoustics and Ultrasonics

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