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Keyword Neurotransmitter biosynthesis

Definition

Protein involved in the synthesis of neurotransmitters. The proteins are released by the axon terminal in response to an electrical impulse and travel across the synapse to either excite or inhibit the target cell.

Synonyms

  • Neurotransmitter anabolism
  • Neurotransmitter biosynthetic process
  • Neurotransmitter formation
  • Neurotransmitter synthesis

Category

Biological process

GOi

neurotransmitter biosynthetic process [ GO:0042136 ]

Graphical

Biological processNeurotransmitter biosynthesis