Term Information [More information on asymmetric synapse]

Accession
GO:0032279
Name
asymmetric synapse
Ontology
cellular_component
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Definition
A type of synapse occurring between an axon and a dendritic spine or dendritic shaft. Asymmetric synapses, the most abundant synapse type in the central nervous system, involve axons that contain predominantly spherical vesicles and contain a thickened postsynaptic density. Source: GOC:dgh, GOC:ef
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History
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Ancestors of asymmetric synapse (GO:0032279)
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asymmetric synapse [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
asymmetric synapse [is_a relation] is_a  synapse (GO:0045202)

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