Auditory brainstem response in tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii)

Cone-Wesson, Barbara and Hill, Kennith G. and Liu, Guang B. (1997) Auditory brainstem response in tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii). Hearing Research, 105 (1-2). pp. 119-129. ISSN 0378-5955

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Abstract

Auditory brainstem responses (ABR) elicited by click and tonal stimuli were recorded from the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii), a marsupial mammal. The morphology, threshold, amplitude, and latency of ABRs recorded in the tammar wallaby are similar to those of other marsupials and mammals used in auditory research, including humans. Thresholds determined by an algorithm employing cross-correlation and by conventional visual detection methods were comparable. The findings from this study indicate that tammar wallaby is a suitable model for auditory research and that algorithms employing cross-correlation are useful for detection of the ABR waveform.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Author's version unavilable in electronic format.
Depositing User: Dr Guang Liu
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Biological and Physical Sciences
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2010 12:32
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2010 05:40
Uncontrolled Keywords: evoked-response; stem responses; normal hearing; cat; dependencies; marsupials
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 06 Biological Sciences > 0606 Physiology > 060603 Animal Physiology - Systems
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970106 Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Identification Number or DOI: doi: 10.1016/S0378-5955(96)00199-2
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/7597

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