Term: retinal outer plexiform layer postsynaptic density
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: retinal outer plexiform layer
Synonyms: retinal outer plexiform layers
Definition: The layer within the retina where the bipolar cells synapse with the photoreceptor cells.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001330]
Name: postsynaptic density
Synonyms: neuronal postsynaptic density, post synaptic density, post-synaptic density, postsynaptic density of dendrite
Definition: An electron dense network of proteins within and adjacent to the postsynaptic membrane of an asymetric, neuron-neuron synapse. Its major components include neurotransmitter receptors and the proteins that spatially and functionally organize them such as anchoring and scaffolding molecules, signaling enzymes and cytoskeletal components.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0014069]   QuickGO   AmiGO