Term Information [More information on excitatory synapse]

Accession
GO:0060076
Name
excitatory synapse
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
None
Definition
A synapse in which an action potential in the presynaptic cell increases the probability of an action potential occurring in the postsynaptic cell. Source: GOC:dph, GOC:ef
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0060076 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Ancestors of excitatory synapse (GO:0060076)
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excitatory synapse [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
excitatory synapse [is_a relation] is_a  synapse (GO:0045202)
Children of excitatory synapse (GO:0060076)
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excitatory neuromuscular junction (GO:0098520) [is_a relation] is_a  excitatory synapse
excitatory neuromuscular junction of somatic myotube (GO:0098525) [is_a relation] is_a  excitatory synapse
neuromuscular junction of skeletal muscle fiber (GO:0098522) [is_a relation] is_a  excitatory synapse
postsynaptic density (GO:0014069) [part_of relation] part_of  excitatory synapse
Wikipedia
Excitatory_synapse