Fraction of vesicles at the neuromuscular junction

Range in readily releasable pool 20%: in reserve pool 80% %
Organism Frog Rana pipiens
Reference Sudhof TC. The synaptic vesicle cycle. Annu Rev Neurosci. 2004 27: 509-47. p.520 2nd paragraphPubMed ID15217342
Primary Source Richards DA, Guatimosim C, Rizzoli SO, Betz WJ. 2003. Synaptic vesicle pools at the frog neuromuscular junction. Neuron 39: 529–41PubMed ID12895425
Comments "However, in other synapses the number and size of vesicle pools are different. For example, at the neuromuscular junction, 20% of all vesicles are in the readily releasable pool and 80% in the reserve pool, without any resting vesicles (primary source)."
Entered by Uri M
ID 111282