Mysterious Pre Synaptic Vesicles

B0004227 Synapse showing neurotransmitter vesicles

Even with intense study for decades, the way that neurons release neurotransmitters so rapidly and continuously is still quite mysterious. The machinery for this variable release of large amounts of vesicles in milliseconds is still being debated. It probably involves multiple different mechanisms. Studies of energy use…

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