OBO ID: GO:0048788
Term Name: cytoskeleton of presynaptic active zone Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • active zone cytomatrix
  • CAZ
  • pre-synaptic cytoskeletal matrix assembled at active zones
  • pre-synaptic dense body
  • pre-synaptic ribbon
  • presynaptic cytomatrix assembled at active zones
  • presynaptic cytoskeletal matrix
  • presynaptic cytoskeletal matrix assembled at active zones
  • presynaptic dense body
  • presynaptic ribbon
  • ribbon
  • synaptic ribbon
  • T-bar
  • T-bar ribbon
Definition: The specialized cytoskeletal matrix of the presynaptic active zone. It has specialized functions in organizing synaptic events such as immobilisation or translocation of synaptic vesicles, and assembling active zone components. It is believed to form a molecular scaffold that organizes neurotransmitter release sites.10944438
References:
  • NIF_Subcellular:sao1470121605
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
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