Synaptic vesicle radius

Range 17 - 22 nm
Organism Unspecified
Reference Sudhof TC. The synaptic vesicle cycle. Annu Rev Neurosci. 2004 27: 509-47. p.510 2nd paragraphPubMed ID15217342
Comments "...synaptic vesicles are so small (radius 17–22 nm) that even an unstable fusion pore is likely to empty the vesicle rapidly, as reflected in the fast rise times of spontaneous release events (<100 µs)."
Entered by Uri M
ID 111278