"Gravity Sensing" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Process whereby a cell, bodily structure, or organism (animal or plant) receives or detects a gravity stimulus. Gravity sensing plays an important role in the directional growth and development of an organism (GRAVITROPISM).
- Gravity Sensing
- Sensing, Gravity
- Gravity Perception
- Perception, Gravity
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Gravity Sensing" by people in Profiles.
Neuroscience: Up, down, flying around. Nature. 2009 Mar 12; 458(7235):156-7.
The behavioral responses of amphibians and reptiles to microgravity on parabolic flights. Zoology (Jena). 2005; 108(2):107-20.