Synaptic Vesicle Membrane Traffic and the Cycle of Rab3

  • G. Fischer von Mollard
  • T. C. Südhof
  • R. Jahn
Part of the Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology book series (HEP, volume 108 / 1)

Abstract

Neurons are highly specialized cells which process and transmit information. Information is transferred between neurons via small molecules, the neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters are stored in synaptic vesicles and are released by Ca2+-dependent exocytosis upon activation of the presynaptic cell (for reviews see Smith and Augustine 1988; De Camilli and Jahn 1990; Südhof and Jahn 1991).

Keywords

Hydrolysis Cysteine Fractionation Cytosol Acetylcholine 

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  • G. Fischer von Mollard
  • T. C. Südhof
  • R. Jahn

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