Postsynaptic area activated by a quantum of neurotransmitter

Range <2 µm^2
Organism Vertebrates
Reference Scimemi A, Beato M. Determining the neurotransmitter concentration profile at active synapses. Mol Neurobiol. 2009 Dec40(3):289-306. p.290 left column bottom paragraphPubMed ID19844813
Primary Source Hartzell HC, Kuffler SW, Yoshikami D. Post-synaptic potentiation: interaction between quanta of acetylcholine at the skeletal neuromuscular synapse. J Physiol. 1975 Oct251(2):427-63.PubMed ID171379
Entered by Uri M
ID 107299