We thank I. Sigglekow, J. Meister, and J. Ekleberry for expert histological processing, Dr. Ashvani Singh for generously providing TS and TS-TM calixarene and helpful comments on its use, and E. Bartlett and M. Banks for discussion of the manuscript and continuing experimental support.
This work was supported by National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Grants DC-01999 and DC-00256 and funds provided by a grant to the University of Wisconsin Medical School from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Resources Program for Medical Schools.
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Received 15 November 1999; accepted in final form 26 January 2000.