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ZIRC
OBO ID: GO:0014069
Term Name: postsynaptic density Search Ontology:
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 asymmetric, 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. (3)
References:
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
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