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Introduction: Synaptosome

Description of Synaptosome

Synaptosome: any of the membrane bound sacs that break away from axon terminals after selective centrifugation of nervous tissue homogenates; contains synaptic vesicles and mitochondria.
Source: CRISP

Synaptosome: Pinched-off nerve endings and their contents of vesicles and cytoplasm together with the attached subsynaptic area of the membrane of the post-synaptic cell. They are largely artificial structures produced by fractionation after selective centrifugation of nervous tissue homogenates.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

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Source: CRISP

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