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|Abreviation - PSD
|Semantic Type Listed - Cell
- Synaptic component; electron
dense cytoskeletal specialization located on the post synaptic membrane at
the site of synaptic contact. The PSD is particularly prominent in glutamatergic
synapses, giving the synapse an asymmetrical appearance. This type of PSD
is often referred to as "asymmetrical" or Gray's Type 1.
- Maryann Martone
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