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Keyword - Neurotransmitter degradation (KW-0531)

Definition

Protein involved in the breakdown 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 breakdown
  • Neurotransmitter catabolic process
  • Neurotransmitter catabolism

Category

Biological process

Gene Ontology

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GOi

neurotransmitter catabolic process [ GO:0042135 ]

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Neurotransmitter degradationBiological process
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