presynaptic active zone

Known as: pre-synaptic active zone 
A specialized region of the plasma membrane and cell cortex of a presynaptic neuron; encompasses a region of the plasma membrane where synaptic… (More)
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Cognitive processes including memory formation and learning rely on a precise, local and dynamic control of synapse functionality… (More)
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2013
2013
The amyloid precursor protein (APP) and its mammalian homologs, APLP1, APLP2, have been allocated to an organellar pool residing… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Rapid neurotransmission depends on the structural and functional integrity of synaptic connections. How synapses assemble is… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
The exocytosis of neurotransmitter-filled synaptic vesicles is under tight temporal and spatial control in presynaptic nerve… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The cellular mechanisms involved in the formation of the glutamatergic postsynaptic density (PSD) are mainly unknown. Previous… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Mutant mice lacking the central region of the presynaptic active zone protein Bassoon were generated to establish the role of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Little is known about presynaptic assembly during central nervous system synaptogenesis. Here we used time-lapse fluorescence… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Neurotransmitter exocytosis is restricted to the active zone, a specialized area of the presynaptic plasma membrane. We report… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Synaptic vesicles store neurotransmitters that are released during calcium-regulated exocytosis. The specificity of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Calcium ions serve as intracellular messengers in 2 activities of hair cells: in conjunction with Ca2(+)-activated K+ channels… (More)
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