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Cross Section of a Synapse

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The photograph from an electron microscope shows a cross section of a synapse. The terminal button contains many synaptic vesicles, filled with the neurotransmitter, and a single large dense-core vesicle, filled with a peptide. (From De Camilli et al., in Synapses, edited by W. M. Cowan, T. C. Südhof, and C. F. Stevens. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001. Reprinted with permission.)
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