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Term Information

Accession
GO:0043679
Name
axon terminus
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
axon terminal, nerve ending, axon terminal specialization
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
Terminal inflated portion of the axon, containing the specialized apparatus necessary to release neurotransmitters. The axon terminus is considered to be the whole region of thickening and the terminal button is a specialized region of it. Source: GOC:dph, GOC:jl
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0043679 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of axon terminus (GO:0043679)
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axon terminus [is_a relation] is_a  neuron projection terminus (GO:0044306)
axon terminus [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  distal axon (GO:0150034)
axon terminus [is_a relation] is_a  presynapse (GO:0098793)
Children of axon terminus (GO:0043679)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
Herring body (GO:1990623) [is_a relation] is_a  axon terminus
cone cell pedicle (GO:0044316) [is_a relation] is_a  axon terminus
vestibular calyx terminal (GO:0099096) [is_a relation] is_a  axon terminus
calyx of Held (GO:0044305) [is_a relation] is_a  axon terminus
terminal bouton (GO:0043195) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  axon terminus
NIF_Subcellular
nlx_subcell_20090512