Glycine and GABAA receptor subunits on Renshaw cells: Relationship with presynaptic neurotransmitters and postsynaptic gephyrin clusters

@article{Geiman2002GlycineAG,
  title={Glycine and GABAA receptor subunits on Renshaw cells: Relationship with presynaptic neurotransmitters and postsynaptic gephyrin clusters},
  author={Eric J. Geiman and Wei Zheng and Jean-Marc Fritschy and Francisco J. Alvarez},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Neurology},
  year={2002},
  volume={444}
}
Inhibitory synapses with large and gephyrin‐rich postsynaptic receptor areas are likely indicative of higher synaptic strength. We investigated the presynaptic inhibitory neurotransmitter content (GABA, glycine, or both) and the presence and subunit composition of GABAA and glycine postsynaptic receptors in one example of gephyrin‐rich synapses to determine neurochemical characteristics that could also contribute to enhance synaptic strength. Hence, we analyzed subunit receptor expression in… Expand
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