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New insights into molecular players involved in neurotransmitter release.

TitleNew insights into molecular players involved in neurotransmitter release.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsAriel P, Ryan TA
JournalPhysiology (Bethesda)
Volume27
Issue1
Pagination15-24
Date Published2012 Feb
ISSN1548-9221
KeywordsAnimals, ATP-Binding Cassette Transporters, Models, Neurological, Neurotransmitter Agents, Synapses, Synaptic Transmission, Synaptotagmins
Abstract

The strength of a synapse can profoundly influence network function. How this strength is set at the molecular level is a key question in neuroscience. Here, we review a simple model of neurotransmission that serves as a convenient framework to discuss recent studies on RIM and synaptotagmin.

DOI10.1152/physiol.00035.2011
Alternate JournalPhysiology (Bethesda)
PubMed ID22311967
PubMed Central IDPMC3703655
Grant ListMH-085783 / MH / NIMH NIH HHS / United States
NS-036942 / NS / NINDS NIH HHS / United States
R01 MH085783 / MH / NIMH NIH HHS / United States