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synaptic vesicle

[si¦nap·tik ′ves·ə·kəl]
(neuroscience)
A small membrane-bound structure in the axon terminals of nerve cells that contains neurotransmitters and releases them by exocytosis when an action potential reaches the terminal.
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The article, entitled Neuro-regeneration Therapeutic for Alzheimer's Dementia: Perspectives on Neurotrophic Activity, explores the synaptic deficiency hypothesis and therapeutic strategies that have potential to restore synaptic numbers reduced by neurodegeneration.
Publication: "Increased synapse elimination by microglia in schizophrenia patient-derived models of synaptic pruning".
(8),(9) Although the variety of synaptic contacts underlies the complex structure in the brain, the most common are axodendritic synapses, which are those between an axon and a dendrite.
For synaptic maturity, we selected the synaptic profiles contained with the presynaptic area, clustered synaptic vesicles, and postsynaptic area and imaged under 80,000X magnification for analysis (50 synapses for each group).
In preclinical studies, RDN-929 has demonstrated strong pro-synaptic pharmacological effects at multiple levels, including increase in the synaptic protein SV2A; significant, dose-dependent increase in dendritic spine morphology; and greater strength of synaptic function.
Changes in mitochondrial functions (Ca+ regulation, energy metabolism, and oxyradical production) play a crucial role in synaptic plasticity.
Based on the ideals expressed in the Synaptic Business Automation concept, Yokogawa will help companies achieve a transformation in how they conduct their business, said a statement from the company.
Working together with its customers based on the co-innovating tomorrow corporate brand slogan, Yokogawa is committed to helping them achieve the ideals expressed in its Synaptic Business Automation concept, it stated.
Computational Systems Biology of Synaptic Plasticity: Modelling of Biochemical Pathways Related to Memory Formation and Impairment
Denver, CO, June 27, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Today, The Synaptic Corporation announced immediate termination of its co-branding and distribution relationship with Neurogenx Innovative Neurogenic Solutions as of June 26, 2017, enabling owners of version Neurogenx 4000PRO featuring S.E.A.
The accumulation and deposition of amyloidbeta (A[beta]) in the brain affects the morphology and function of synapses by disrupting synaptic signaling pathways, thereby destroying synapses [3].