Class: Ribbon_Synapse

•owl:Thing
        •bfo:Entity
                •snap:Continuant
                        •snap:IndependentContinuant
                                •snap:ObjectAggregate
                                        •Supra_Cellular_Structure
                                                •Intercellular_Junction
                                                        •Synapse
                                                                •Chemical_Synapse
                                                                        •Ribbon_Synapse

Super Classes

Chemical_Synapse
has_Aggregate_Part SOME Pre-synaptic_Ribbon
has_Aggregate_Part SOME Pre-synaptic_Dense_Body

Annotations

birn_annot:curationStatusuncurated
definitionType of synapse characterized by an electron-dense ribbon, lamella (bar) or spherical body in the presynaptic process cytoplasm (Sjostrand, 1953; Ladman, 1958; Gray and Pease, 1971). It usually sits in or just above an evaginated ridge of the terminal membrane..." - Dowling (1987)
sao_IDsao1884931180
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