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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… 
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Highly Cited
2017
Review
2009
Review
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The presynaptic proteome controls neurotransmitter release and the short and long term structural and functional dynamics of the… 
Review
2006
Review
2006
The exocytosis of neurotransmitter-filled synaptic vesicles is under tight temporal and spatial control in presynaptic nerve… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The cellular mechanisms involved in the formation of the glutamatergic postsynaptic density (PSD) are mainly unknown. Previous… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Little is known about presynaptic assembly during central nervous system synaptogenesis. Here we used time-lapse fluorescence… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Neurotransmitter exocytosis is restricted to the active zone, a specialized area of the presynaptic plasma membrane. We report… 
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Synaptic vesicles store neurotransmitters that are released during calcium-regulated exocytosis. The specificity of… 
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…