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postsynaptic recycling endosome (GO:0098837)
Annotations: Rat: (9) Mouse: (9) Human: (9) Chinchilla: (9) Bonobo: (9) Dog: (9) Squirrel: (9) Pig: (9)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
recycling endosome +     
apical recycling endosome 
basolateral recycling endosome 
EARP complex  
peri-centrosomal recycling endosome 
postsynaptic early endosome +   
postsynaptic endosome membrane +   
postsynaptic recycling endosome +   
A recycling endosome of the postsynapse. In postsynaptic terminals with dendritic spines, it is typically located at the base of a dendritic spine. It is involved in recycling of neurotransmitter receptors to the postsynaptic membrane. In some cases at least, this recycling is activated by postsynaptic signalling and so can play a role in long term potentiation.
recycling endosome lumen  
recycling endosome membrane  

Exact Synonyms: postsynaptic recycling outpost
Broad Synonyms: postsynaptic endosomal recycling compartment
Definition Sources: PMID:20820847

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