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cleft

1. a fissure or crevice
2. (of leaves) having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib
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Its effects on serotonin and norepinephrine at the synaptic cleft and neuromuscular junction could provide relief for those who have not found relief from other therapies.
There are several mechanisms of kinetic characters of mIPSCs induced by etomidate exposure: like propofol, etomidate might affect the receptor subunits co-assemble, subunits translocation, synaptic cleft distance enlargement or might directly activate GABA[sub]A receptors.
2A] adenosine receptors by ZM241385 contributes more to recover the blockage of neuromuscular transmission produced by a non-depolarizing muscular relaxants exhibiting inhibitory acetylcholinesterase activity in their molecules when the level of acetylcholine in the synaptic cleft is not yet causing intense [M.
2) NO CLOUD FORMATION TO 10, 000 FOLD EFFECT: As a result of diffusion, NO cloud is formed at synaptic cleft.
Tricyclic antidepressants (TCA), monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and serotonin noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) all increase the concentration of monoamine neurotransmitters in the synaptic cleft, with varying degrees of specificity.
When a nerve impulse reaches the end of the motor neuron, ACh is released from the presynaptic nerve ending into the synaptic cleft.
No such narrowing of the synaptic cleft was seen in the invaginated synapses of cubomedusae.
The gap between the neuron and the hair cell is the synaptic cleft (see Figs.