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Neural Plasticity
Volume 2016, Article ID 3018132, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3018132
Research Article

NLRP3 Is Expressed in the Spiral Ganglion Neurons and Associated with Both Syndromic and Nonsyndromic Sensorineural Deafness

Penghui Chen,1,2,3 Longxia He,1,2,3 Xiuhong Pang,4 Xiaowen Wang,1,2,3 Tao Yang,1,2,3 and Hao Wu1,2,3,5

1Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China
2Ear Institute, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China
3Shanghai Key Laboratory of Translational Medicine on Ear and Nose Diseases, Shanghai, China
4Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Taizhou People’s Hospital, Jiangsu Province, China
5Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Shanghai Ninth People’s Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China

Received 30 August 2016; Revised 9 October 2016; Accepted 20 October 2016

Academic Editor: Genglin Li

Copyright © 2016 Penghui Chen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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