The Present Status of the Vesicle Hypothesis

  • F. C. MacIntosh
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 24)


I have rashly volunteered to review a subject to which I have not contributed, my excuse being a long-standing interest in the mechanisms of transmitter release, and a more recent feeling that the most widely accepted version of the vesicle hypothesis, however attractive it may be, is not the only one worth considering.


Nerve Ending Superior Cervical Ganglion Presynaptic Membrane Cholinergic Synapse Single Vesicle 
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  • F. C. MacIntosh
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  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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