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Neurotransmitter Release

Joseph D. Robinson

in Mechanisms of Synaptic Transmission

Published in print June 2001 | ISBN: 9780195137613
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199848164 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137613.003.0010
Neurotransmitter Release

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This chapter discusses how neurotransmitters pass from the state of presynaptic to postsynaptic neuron. It includes identifications of the source from which the neurotransmitter is released, descriptions of the molecular machinery responsible for release, and characterization of the regulatory system that controls release.

Keywords: neurotransmitters; neuron; release; controlled release

Chapter.  9990 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuroscience

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