Photo of a synapse and synaptic vesicles

15 Dec 2020

The small, round circles in this image are synaptic vesicles (SV). SVs store neurotransmitters and release them upon electrical stimulation. They work to ensure that information is transferred through synapses and are thus very important for neurotransmission.

Credit: 
Taoufiq Z. & Sasaki T. 2016

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