Postsynaptic Membrane

Known as: post-synaptic membrane 
A specialized area of membrane facing the presynaptic membrane on the tip of the nerve ending and separated from it by a minute cleft (the synaptic… (More)
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2011
Review
2011
The postsynaptic side of the synapse is specialized to receive the neurotransmitter signal released from the presynaptic terminal… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Excitatory (glutamatergic) synapses in the mammalian brain are usually situated on dendritic spines, a postsynaptic… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
Studies of the vertebrate skeletal neuromuscular junction led to an influential model of how neurotransmitter receptors… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Neurotransmitter receptor movement into and out of synapses is one of the core mechanisms for rapidly changing the number of… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
In excitatory synapses of the brain, specific receptors in the postsynaptic membrane lie ready to respond to the release of the… (More)
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2001
Review
2001
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A specific set of molecules including glutamate receptors is targeted to the postsynaptic specialization of excitatory synapses… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Dendrites of individual neurons in the vertebrate central nervous system are contacted by thousands of synaptic terminals… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
The postsynaptic density (PSD) is a tiny, amorphous structure located beneath the postsynaptic membrane of synapses in the CNS… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Modification of synaptic strength in the mammalian central nervous system (CNS) occurs at both pre- and postsynaptic sites… (More)
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
The receptor-rich postsynaptic membrane of the elasmobranch electric organ was fixed by quick-freezing and then viewed by freeze… (More)
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