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ZIRC
OBO ID: GO:0008021
Term Name: synaptic vesicle Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • docked vesicle
Definition: A secretory organelle, typically 50 nm in diameter, of presynaptic nerve terminals; accumulates in high concentrations of neurotransmitters and secretes these into the synaptic cleft by fusion with the 'active zone' of the presynaptic plasma membrane. (2)
References:
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
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