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All change at the synapse

Two groups, using different approaches, have provided the first quantitative evidence that neurotransmitter release in the brain often occurs by a long-sought 'kiss-and-run' process.

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Rizzoli, S., Betz, W. All change at the synapse. Nature 423, 591–592 (2003). https://doi.org/10.1038/423591a

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