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Category:GO:0048792 ! spontaneous exocytosis of neurotransmitter

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DAG for GO:0048792id: GO:0048792

name: spontaneous exocytosis of neurotransmitter
namespace: biological_process
def: "The release of a neurotransmitter into the synaptic cleft, where the release step is independent of the presence of calcium ions (Ca2+). The neurotransmitter is contained within a membrane-bounded vesicle, and is released by fusion of the vesicle with the presynaptic plasma membrane of a nerve cell." [GOC:curators]
synonym: "spontaneous synaptic vesicle exocytosis" EXACT []
is_a: GO:0007269 ! neurotransmitter secretion
is_a: GO:0016079 ! synaptic vesicle exocytosis

AmiGO <GOterm>GO:0048792</GOterm>
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