Term Information [More information on synaptic cleft]

Accession
GO:0043083
Name
synaptic cleft
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
None
Definition
The narrow gap that separates the presynaptic and postsynaptic membranes, into which neurotransmitter is released. Source: http://synapses.mcg.edu/anatomy/chemical/synapse.stm, GOC:jl
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0043083 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_synapse
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Ancestors of synaptic cleft (GO:0043083)
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synaptic cleft [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
synaptic cleft [part_of relation] part_of  synapse (GO:0045202)
synaptic cleft [is_a relation] is_a  extracellular region (GO:0005576)
synaptic cleft [is_a relation] is_a  synapse part (GO:0044456)
Children of synaptic cleft (GO:0043083)
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acetylcholine catabolic process in synaptic cleft (GO:0001507) [occurs_in relation] occurs_in  synaptic cleft
NIF_Subcellular
sao243541954