Unraveling the ribbon synapse

@article{Satz2008UnravelingTR,
  title={Unraveling the ribbon synapse},
  author={J. Satz and K. Campbell},
  journal={Nature Neuroscience},
  year={2008},
  volume={11},
  pages={857-859}
}
A new study identifies pikachurin, a previously-unknown dystroglycan-binding protein that is critical for the apposition of photoreceptor and bipolar cell dendrites at the ribbon synapse. This work could explain some of the visual defects seen in several muscular dystrophies. 
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A different ultrastructural face of ribbon synapses in the rat retina

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