Nikolas Schrod

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Despite great progress in the identification and characterization of the key molecular players in neuronal function, remarkably little is known about their supramolecular organization. Cryo-electron tomography (cryo-ET), providing three-dimensional views of the molecular components of the cell in their native, fully hydrated environment, is uniquely(More)
The cleft is an integral part of synapses, yet its macromolecular organization remains unclear. We show here that the cleft of excitatory synapses exhibits a distinct density profile as measured by cryoelectron tomography (cryo-ET). Aiming for molecular insights, we analyzed the synapse-organizing proteins Synaptic Cell Adhesion Molecule 1 (SynCAM 1) and(More)
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