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Ontology Browser

Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
exocytic vesicle +     
presynapse +     
axon terminus +   
endosome to plasma membrane transport vesicle  
exocytic vesicle lumen 
Golgi to plasma membrane transport vesicle  
presynaptic active zone +   
presynaptic cytoskeleton +   
presynaptic cytosol  
presynaptic endocytic zone +   
presynaptic endosome +   
presynaptic membrane +   
synaptic vesicle +   
A secretory organelle, typically 50 nm in diameter, of presynaptic nerve terminals; accumulates in high concentrations of neurotransmitters and secretes these into the synaptic cleft by fusion with the 'active zone' of the presynaptic plasma membrane.
terminal bouton +   

Narrow Synonyms: docked vesicle
Xrefs: NIF_Subcellular:sao1071221672 ;   Wikipedia:Synaptic_vesicle
Definition Sources: PMID:10099709, PMID:12563290

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