NIH researchers show protein in inner ear is key to how cells that help with hearing and balance are positioned (Hearing Health Foundation)

Date: 
22 June, 2017
Credit: 
Hearing Health Foundation
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"Using animal models, scientists have demonstrated that a protein called Emx2 is critical to how specialized cells that are important for maintaining hearing and balance are positioned in the inner ear. Emx2 is a transcription factor, a type of protein that plays a role in how genes are regulated...." Continue reading.