Synaptic Vesicle Membrane Traffic and the Cycle of Rab3
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).
KeywordsHydrolysis Cysteine Fractionation Cytosol Acetylcholine
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