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Research Article

Release of ATP from Marginal Cells in the Cochlea of Neonatal Rats Can Be Induced by Changes in Extracellular and Intracellular Ion Concentrations

  • Yating Peng,

    Affiliations: Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China, Ear Institute, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China, Department of Otolaryngology, Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine Hospital of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou Red Cross Hospital, Hangzhou, China

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  • Jie Chen,

    Affiliation: Department of Otolaryngology, Shanghai Children's Medical Center, Shanghai, China

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  • Shan He,

    Affiliation: Department of Otolaryngology, People's Hospital of Shanghai Pudong District, Shanghai, China

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  • Jun Yang mail,

    otology-xinhua@hotmail.com

    Affiliations: Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China, Ear Institute, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China

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  • Hao Wu

    Affiliations: Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China, Ear Institute, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China

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  • Published: October 10, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0047124

About the Authors

Yating Peng, Jun Yang, Hao Wu
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China
Yating Peng, Jun Yang, Hao Wu
Ear Institute, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China
Yating Peng
Department of Otolaryngology, Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine Hospital of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou Red Cross Hospital, Hangzhou, China
Jie Chen
Department of Otolaryngology, Shanghai Children's Medical Center, Shanghai, China
Shan He
Department of Otolaryngology, People's Hospital of Shanghai Pudong District, Shanghai, China

Corresponding Author

Email: otology-xinhua@hotmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JY. Performed the experiments: YTP JC SH. Analyzed the data: YTP JC JY. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YTP JC. Wrote the paper: YTP JC JY. Provided laboratory for the experiments: HW.