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Electrical Synapses
MeSH HeadingElectrical Synapses
Tree NumberA08.850.180
Tree NumberA11.284.149.165.420.471.180
Tree NumberA11.284.149.165.420.780.180
Scope NoteSpecialized junctions between NEURONS which connect the cytoplasm of one neuron to another allowing direct passage of an ion current.
Entry TermElectrotonic Synapses
Entry TermGap Junctions, Neuronal
Entry TermNeuronal Gap Junctions
Entry TermSynapses, Electrical
Entry TermSynapses, Electrotonic
Allowable QualifiersCH CL DE EN GE IM ME MI PA PH PS RA RE RI SE UL US VI
Previous Indexing Synapses (1972-2007)
History Note2008
Date of Entry20070709
Unique IDD054351


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Nervous System [A08]
   Synapses [A08.850]
Electrical Synapses [A08.850.180]
Neuroeffector Junction [A08.850.550]  +
Presynaptic Terminals [A08.850.700]  +
Synaptic Membranes [A08.850.800]
Synaptic Vesicles [A08.850.840]

 
Cells [A11]
   Cellular Structures [A11.284]
      Cell Membrane [A11.284.149]
         Cell Membrane Structures [A11.284.149.165]
            Intercellular Junctions [A11.284.149.165.420]
               Gap Junctions [A11.284.149.165.420.471]
Electrical Synapses [A11.284.149.165.420.471.180]

 
Cells [A11]
   Cellular Structures [A11.284]
      Cell Membrane [A11.284.149]
         Cell Membrane Structures [A11.284.149.165]
            Intercellular Junctions [A11.284.149.165.420]
               Synapses [A11.284.149.165.420.780]
Electrical Synapses [A11.284.149.165.420.780.180]
Neuroeffector Junction [A11.284.149.165.420.780.550]  +
Presynaptic Terminals [A11.284.149.165.420.780.700]
Synaptic Membranes [A11.284.149.165.420.780.800]

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