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ONTOLOGY REPORT - ANNOTATIONS


Term:postsynaptic membrane
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Accession:GO:0045211 term browser browse the term
Definition:A specialized area of membrane facing the presynaptic membrane on the tip of the nerve ending and separated from it by a minute cleft (the synaptic cleft). Neurotransmitters cross the synaptic cleft and transmit the signal to the postsynaptic membrane.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: post-synaptic membrane


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  cellular_component 132136
    cellular anatomical entity 126442
      postsynapse 5774
        postsynaptic membrane 2364
          extrinsic component of postsynaptic membrane + 128
          intrinsic component of postsynaptic membrane + 1458
          postsynaptic endocytic zone membrane + 26
          postsynaptic specialization membrane + 1117
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  cellular_component 132136
    cellular anatomical entity 126442
      cell periphery 37890
        plasma membrane 36789
          plasma membrane region 9716
            synaptic membrane 3491
              postsynaptic membrane 2364
                extrinsic component of postsynaptic membrane + 128
                intrinsic component of postsynaptic membrane + 1458
                postsynaptic endocytic zone membrane + 26
                postsynaptic specialization membrane + 1117
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