- Primary cilia: cellular sensors for the skeletonCharles T Anderson
Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
Anat Rec (Hoboken) 291:1074-8. 2008..We also raise several unanswered questions regarding the role of primary cilia as mechanosensors and chemosensors and identify potential research avenues to address these questions...
- Centriole age underlies asynchronous primary cilium growth in mammalian cellsCharles T Anderson
Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
Curr Biol 19:1498-502. 2009....
- Primary cilia mediate mechanosensing in bone cells by a calcium-independent mechanismAmanda M D Malone
Palo Alto Veterans Administration Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:13325-30. 2007..Our identification of a mechanism for mechanotransduction in bone could lead to therapeutic approaches for combating bone loss due to osteoporosis and disuse...
- Prestin-based outer hair cell motility is necessary for mammalian cochlear amplificationPeter Dallos
Department of Neurobiology and Physiology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
Neuron 58:333-9. 2008..These animals have knockout-like behavior, demonstrating that prestin-based electromotility is required for cochlear amplification...