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Synaptotagmin II

"Synaptotagmin II" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A vesicular transport protein that was originally characterized as an inositol polyphosphate binding protein. Synaptotagmin II helps regulate EXOCYTOSIS of SYNAPTIC VESICLES and appears to serve as a calcium sensor to trigger NEUROTRANSMITTER release. It also acts as a nerve cell receptor for certain BOTULINUM TOXINS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Synaptotagmin II" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Synaptotagmin II" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 6 publications over 5 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2019
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