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GO term:excitatory synapse
GO id:GO:0060076
Definition:A synapse in which an action potential in the presynaptic cell increases the probability of an action potential occurring in the postsynaptic cell.
Number of paths to term: 1

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship

                        is-acholinergic synapse +
                        is-aexcitatory synapse [GO:0060076] (38 genes, 43 annotations)
                                is-aasymmetric, glutamatergic, excitatory synapse
                                is-aexcitatory neuromuscular junction +
                                is-aparallel fiber to Purkinje cell synapse
                        is-aGABA-ergic synapse +
                        is-aglutamatergic synapse +
                        is-ahippocampal mossy fiber to CA3 synapse
                        is-ainhibitory synapse +
                        is-aneuromuscular junction +
                        is-aneuron to neuron synapse +
                        is-apolyadic synapse
                        part-ofpostsynapse +
                        part-ofpresynapse +
                        is-aribbon synapse +
                        is-aSchaffer collateral - CA1 synapse
                        part-ofsynapse part +
                        part-ofsynaptic cleft +
                        part-ofsynaptic membrane +

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