Synaptic cleft

Known as: clefts synaptic 
The narrow gap that separates the presynaptic and postsynaptic membranes, into which neurotransmitter is released. [GOC:jl, http://synapses.mcg.edu… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Some GABA(A) receptors (GABA(A)Rs) are activated by low transmitter levels present in the extracellular space and generate an… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Brain tissue has a remarkable ability to accumulate glutamate. This ability is due to glutamate transporter proteins present in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Presynaptic and postsynaptic membranes directly oppose each other at chemical synapses, minimizing the delay in transmitting… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Glutamate transporters in the CNS are expressed in neurons and glia and mediate high affinity, electrogenic uptake of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The role of transporters in clearing free glutamate from the synaptic cleft was studied in rat CA1 hippocampal neurons cultured… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The speed of clearance of transmitter from the cleft influences many aspects of synaptic function, including the timecourse of… (More)
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Review
1996
Review
1996
The role of desensitization of ligand-gated channels at fast chemical synapses has been difficult to establish. Densensitization… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Synaptic release of dopamine in the nucleus accumbens of the intact rat brain elicited by a single electrical impulse applied to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The peak concentration and rate of clearance of neurotransmitter from the synaptic cleft are important determinants of synaptic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
A striking example of topographic specificity in synapse formation is the preferential reinnervation of original synaptic sites… (More)
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