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Research Article

Variations in Shape-Sensitive Restriction Points Mirror Differences in the Regeneration Capacities of Avian and Mammalian Ears

  • Maria Sol Collado equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Maria Sol Collado, Joseph C. Burns, Jason R. Meyers

    mc4sr@virginia.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Neuroscience, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Joseph C. Burns equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Maria Sol Collado, Joseph C. Burns, Jason R. Meyers

    Affiliations: Department of Neuroscience, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Jason R. Meyers equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Maria Sol Collado, Joseph C. Burns, Jason R. Meyers

    Affiliation: Neuroscience Graduate Program, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America

    Current address: Department of Biology, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, United States of America

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  • Jeffrey T. Corwin

    Affiliation: Department of Neuroscience, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Published: August 31, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0023861

About the Authors

Maria Sol Collado, Joseph C. Burns, Jeffrey T. Corwin
Department of Neuroscience, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America
Joseph C. Burns
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America
Jason R. Meyers
Neuroscience Graduate Program, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: mc4sr@virginia.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MSC JCB JRM JTC. Performed the experiments: MSC JCB JRM. Analyzed the data: MSC JCB JRM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MSC JCB JRM JTC. Wrote the paper: MSC JCB JRM JTC.