Neuromuscular Junction

Known as: Myoneural Junctions, Junctions, Neuromuscular, NMJ 
The junction between the axon of a motor neuron and a muscle fiber. In response to the arrival of action potentials, the presynaptic button releases… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a common pediatric neuromuscular disorder caused by insufficient levels of the survival of motor… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Congenital myasthenic syndromes (CMSs) are a group of inherited disorders of neuromuscular transmission characterized by… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Vertebrate skeletal muscle fibers contain hundreds of nuclei, of which three to six are functionally specialized and stably… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
We show that the BMP ortholog Gbb can signal by a retrograde mechanism to regulate synapse growth of the Drosophila neuromuscular… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
We describe the formation, maturation, elimination, maintenance, and regeneration of vertebrate neuromuscular junctions (NMJs… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We describe an electrophysiological preparation of the neuromuscular junction of the nematode C. elegans, which adds to its… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The fluorescent dyes FM1-43 and RH414 label motor nerve terminals in an activity-dependent fashion that involves dye uptake by… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The structure and connectivity of the nervous system of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans has been deduced from reconstructions… (More)
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
The anatomy and physiology of the Drosophila larval neuromuscular junction were studied. 2. The dependence of muscle resting… (More)
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Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
1. The quantitative dependence of transmitter release on external calcium concentration has been studied at the frog… (More)
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