name: dense core granule exocytosis
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def: "The secretion of molecules (e.g. neuropeptides, insulin-related peptides or neuromodulators such as serotonin and dopamine) contained within a membrane-bounced dense core granule by fusion of the granule with the plasma membrane of a cell in response to increased cytosolic calcium levels." [GOC:kmv, PMID:17553987, PMID:24653208]
synonym: "dense core vesicle exocytosis" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0017156 ! calcium-ion regulated exocytosis
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