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GO term:inhibitory synapse
GO id:GO:0060077
Definition:A synapse in which an action potential in the presynaptic cell reduces 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

obsolete Gene_Ontology
                        is-aasymmetric synapse
                        is-aexcitatory synapse +
                        is-ainhibitory synapse [GO:0060077] (18 genes, 22 annotations)
                                is-ainhibitory neuromuscular junction +
                                part-ofpostsynaptic specialization of inhibitory synapse
                        is-amossy fiber rosette
                        is-aneuromuscular junction +
                        part-ofpostsynapse +
                        part-ofpresynapse +
                        is-aribbon synapse
                        is-asymmetric synapse
                        part-ofsynapse part +
                        part-ofsynaptic cleft
                        part-ofsynaptic membrane +

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