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The postsynaptic density

Kennedy, Mary B. (1993) The postsynaptic density. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 3 (5). pp. 732-737. ISSN 0959-4388. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20120424-154227302

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Abstract

The postsynaptic density is a specialization of the nerve cell's submembrane cytoskeleton that is hypothesized to participate in the regulation of synaptic adhesion, transmitter receptor clustering, and modulation of receptor sensitivity. Until recently, many of the major proteins in the highly insoluble postsynaptic density fraction remained uncharacterized. Modern immunological and microsequencing methods now make it possible to define more precisely the molecular composition and function of this intriguing organelle.


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Additional Information:© 1993 Current Biology Ltd. Available online 29 September 2003.
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Official Citation:Mary B. Kennedy, The postsynaptic density, Current Opinion in Neurobiology, Volume 3, Issue 5, October 1993, Pages 732-737, ISSN 0959-4388, 10.1016/0959-4388(93)90145-O.
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