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Category:GO:0007269 ! neurotransmitter secretion

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DAG for GO:0007269id: GO:0007269

name: neurotransmitter secretion
namespace: biological_process
alt_id: GO:0010554
def: "The regulated release of neurotransmitter from the presynapse into the synaptic cleft via calcium-regulated exocytosis during synaptic transmission." [GOC:dph]
comment: A neurotransmitter is any of a group of substances that are released on excitation from the axon terminal of a presynaptic neuron of the central or peripheral nervous system and travel across the synaptic cleft to either excite or inhibit the target cell. Among the many substances that have the properties of a neurotransmitter are acetylcholine, noradrenaline, adrenaline, dopamine, glycine, gamma-aminobutyrate, glutamic acid, substance P, enkephalins, endorphins and serotonin.
subset: goslim_synapse
synonym: "neurotransmitter release" EXACT []
synonym: "neurotransmitter secretory pathway" EXACT []
is_a: GO:0001505 ! regulation of neurotransmitter levels
is_a: GO:0006836 ! neurotransmitter transport
is_a: GO:0051649 ! establishment of localization in cell
is_a: GO:0099643 ! signal release from synapse
relationship: occurs_in: GO:0098793 ! presynapse
relationship: part_of: GO:0007268 ! chemical synaptic transmission

AmiGO <GOterm>GO:0007269</GOterm>
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