OBO ID: GO:0043194
Term Name: axon initial segment Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • initial segment
Definition: Portion of the axon proximal to the neuronal cell body, at the level of the axon hillock. The action potentials that propagate along the axon are generated at the level of this initial segment. (2)
References:
  • NIF_Subcellular:sao256000789
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
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