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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
Krabbe disease (KD) is a neurodegenerative disorder caused by the lack of β- galactosylceramidase enzymatic activity and by… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
We describe the formation, maturation, elimination, maintenance, and regeneration of vertebrate neuromuscular junctions (NMJs… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We describe an electrophysiological preparation of the neuromuscular junction of the nematode C. elegans, which adds to its… Expand
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Review
1993
Review
1993
Synaptic transmission--the process by which signals are transferred from a neuron to its target--is a fundamental function of… Expand
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… Expand
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The structure and connectivity of the nervous system of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans has been deduced from reconstructions… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
  • L. Jan, Y. Jan
  • The Journal of physiology
  • 1976
  • Corpus ID: 45336309
The anatomy and physiology of the Drosophila larval neuromuscular junction were studied. 2. The dependence of muscle resting… Expand
Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
1. The quantitative dependence of transmitter release on external calcium concentration has been studied at the frog… Expand
Highly Cited
1965
Highly Cited
1965
  • B. Katz, R. Miledi
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London…
  • 1965
  • Corpus ID: 8663912
Focal recording from active spots of a neuromuscular junction was used to measure the ‘synaptic delay’ between terminal axon… Expand
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Highly Cited
1948
Highly Cited
1948
  • R. Ahlquist
  • The American journal of physiology
  • 1948
  • Corpus ID: 1518772
T HE adrenotropic receptors are those hypothetical structures or systems located in, on or near the muscle or gland cells… Expand
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