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Term:rod spherule
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Accession:GO:0044317 term browser browse the term
Definition:A specialized neuron projection which is the site of synaptic transmission produced by retinal rod cells. Rod spherules are small round enlargements of the axon (3-5 micrometers diameter) or even extensions of the cell body.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: rod cell spherule;   rod photoreceptor spherule

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Symbol Object Name JBrowse Chr Start Stop Reference
G Mpp4 membrane palmitoylated protein 4 JBrowse link 9 65,917,917 65,961,274 RGD:1624291
G Pclo piccolo (presynaptic cytomatrix protein) JBrowse link 4 16,454,904 17,058,921 RGD:9850129
G Reep6 receptor accessory protein 6 JBrowse link 7 12,240,059 12,246,814 RGD:1624291

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  cellular_component 19951
    cellular anatomical entity 19598
      cell projection 2481
        plasma membrane bounded cell projection 2420
          neuron projection 1638
            rod spherule 3
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