presynaptic active zone membrane

Known as: pre-synaptic active zone membrane, active zone pre-synaptic plasma membrane, active zone plasma membrane 
The membrane portion of the presynaptic active zone; it is the site where docking and fusion of synaptic vesicles occurs for the release of… (More)
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2018
2018
KEY POINTS Neurotransmitter release is inhibited by metabotropic glutamate type 7 (mGlu7 ) receptors that reduce Ca2+ influx, yet… (More)
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2016
2016
Synaptic vesicles (SVs) fuse with the plasma membrane at a precise location called the presynaptic active zone (AZ). This fusion… (More)
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2016
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2016
The fusion of synaptic vesicles (SVs) with the plasma membrane of the active zone (AZ) upon arrival of an action potential (AP… (More)
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2016
2016
Syntaxins are a family of membrane-integrated proteins that are instrumental in exocytosis of vesicles. Syntaxin-1 is an… (More)
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2013
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2013
Rapid information processing in our nervous system relies on high-frequency fusion of transmitter-filled vesicles at chemical… (More)
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2012
2012
Munc13 proteins are essential regulators of exocytosis. In hippocampal glutamatergic neurons, the genetic deletion of Munc13s… (More)
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2011
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2011
The presynaptic active zone (AZ) membrane is the site where vesicle fusion mediates information transfer between connected… (More)
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2010
2010
PURPOSE Photoreceptor ribbon synapses translate light-dependent changes of membrane potential into graded transmitter release… (More)
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2009
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2009
Synaptic vesicles fuse at active zone (AZ) membranes where Ca(2+) channels are clustered and that are typically decorated by… (More)
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2009
2009
Soluble N-ethylmaleimide-sensitive factor attachment protein receptor (SNARE) complexes execute synaptic vesicle (SV) fusion… (More)
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