The influence of postsynaptic structure on missing quanta at the Drosophila neuromuscular junction

@inproceedings{Nguyen2016TheIO,
  title={The influence of postsynaptic structure on missing quanta at the Drosophila neuromuscular junction},
  author={Christine T H Nguyen and Bryan A Stewart},
  booktitle={BMC Neuroscience},
  year={2016}
}
Synaptic transmission requires both pre- and post-synaptic elements for neural communication. The postsynaptic structure contributes to the ability of synaptic currents to induce voltage changes in postsynaptic cells. At the Drosophila neuromuscular junction (NMJ), the postsynaptic structure, known as the subsynaptic reticulum (SSR), consists of elaborate membrane folds that link the synaptic contacts to the muscle, but its role in synaptic physiology is poorly understood. In this study, we… CONTINUE READING
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