How Do RIM-BPs Link Voltage-Gated Ca<sup>2+</sup> Channels to Evoked Neurotransmitter Release?

Ying C. Li, Ege T. Kavalali

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Abstract

Coupling between voltage-gated Ca<sup>2+</sup> influx and synaptic vesicle exocytosis is essential for rapid evoked neurotransmission. Acuna et al. show that the knockout of RIM-BPs, which are key structural components of this coupling, decreases the reliability of evoked neurotransmitter release. Coupling between voltage-gated Ca<sup>2+</sup> influx and synaptic vesicle exocytosis is essential for rapid evoked neurotransmission. Acuna et al. show that the knockout of RIM-BPs, which are key structural components of this coupling, decreases the reliability of evoked neurotransmitter release.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1119-1121
Number of pages3
JournalNeuron
Volume87
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 23 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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