• Vitamin A is present in the membranous cochlea at a higher concentration than in most other mammalian tissues. In order to localize this substance in the cochlea, 113[H] retinyl acetate was administered to vitamin A-deficient rats. An autoradiographic study of these cochleas revealed labelling of the stria vascularis; the sensory cells and ganglion cells were not labelled.
(Arch Otolaryngol 106:741-743, 1980)
Chole RA. Autoradiographic Localization of Vitamin A in the Stria Vascularis of the Rat Cochlea. Arch Otolaryngol. 1980;106(12):741–743. doi:10.1001/archotol.1980.00790360019007
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