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Why do some sensory adapters develop slowly and others develop rapidly?

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anat-n-phys | (Level 1) Honors

Posted June 18, 2013 at 7:27 AM via iOS

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Why do some sensory adapters develop slowly and others develop rapidly?

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Kay Morse | College Teacher | (Level 1) Senior Educator

Posted June 19, 2013 at 1:37 AM (Answer #1)

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The presence of hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) receptor and its interaction with nerve growth factor (NGF) regulates nerve development. Thus any lessening to or excess in these factors will affect sensory adaptor development as sensory nerves are affected.

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