synaptic vesicle

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synaptic vesicle

n.
Any of several small, intracellular, membrane-bound vesicles at a synaptic junction of neurons that contain a neurotransmitter.
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Reserpine binds strongly to the VMAT receptor and prevents the neurotransmitters from being incorporated into the presynaptic vesicle.
2007); NEM forms adducts with Cys254 and thereby inhibits presynaptic vesicle ([H.