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GO:0043679 axon terminus

Term Information

ID GO:0043679
Name axon terminus
Ontology Cellular Component
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.
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Type Synonym
related motor endplate
exact nerve ending
exact axon terminal
related axon terminal specialization

Taxon Constraints

The use of this term should conform to the following taxon constraints:
Taxon Rule Ancestor GO ID Ancestor GO Term Name Relationship Taxon ID Taxon Reference(s)
GOTAX:0000057 GO:0005623 cell only_in_taxon 131567 cellular organisms
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Cross-references

Database ID
NIF_Subcellular nlx_subcell_20090512

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Child Terms

This table lists all terms that are direct descendants (child terms) of GO:0043679:
Relationship To GO:0043679 Child Term Child Term Name
Is a GO:0044316 cone cell pedicle
Part of GO:0043195 terminal bouton
Is a GO:0044305 calyx of Held

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Co-occurring Terms

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Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0043679 based on the entire annotation set Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0043679 based on non-IEA annotations only

Change Log

All changes

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2014-06-12 Added XREF NIF_Subcellular:nlx_subcell_20090512
2013-02-08 Added SYNONYM motor endplate
2010-02-07 Updated TERM axon terminus
2010-02-07 Deleted DEFINITION A cell projection in which the distal end of the axon of a nerve fiber terminates. Sensory nerve endings are classified as either free or encapsulated. The free nerve ending are the most common type of nerve ending, and are most frequently found in the skin.
2010-02-07 Added 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.
2010-02-07 Added SYNONYM axon terminal
2010-02-07 Added SYNONYM axon terminal specialization
2010-02-07 Added RELATION is a GO:0044306 (neuron projection terminus)
2009-08-23 Deleted SYNONYM nerve terminal
2008-10-24 Added SYNONYM nerve terminal
2008-08-04 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0044463 (cell projection part)
2008-08-02 Added DEFINITION A cell projection in which the distal end of the axon of a nerve fiber terminates. Sensory nerve endings are classified as either free or encapsulated. The free nerve ending are the most common type of nerve ending, and are most frequently found in the skin.
2008-08-02 Added RELATION is a GO:0033267 (axon part)
2008-08-02 Deleted RELATION part of GO:0043005 (neuron projection)
2008-08-02 Deleted DEFINITION The nerve ending is the structure in which the distal end of the axon of a nerve fiber terminates. Sensory nerve endings are classified as either free or encapsulated. The free nerve ending are the most common type of nerve ending, and are most frequently found in the skin.
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION The nerve ending is the structure in which the distal end of the axon of a nerve fiber terminates. Sensory nerve endings are classified as either free or encapsulated. The free nerve ending are the most common type of nerve ending, and are most frequently found in the skin.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION The nerve ending is the structure in which the distal end of the axon of a nerve fiber terminates. Sensory nerve endings are classified as either free or encapsulated. The free nerve ending are the most common type of nerve ending, and are most frequently found in the skin.
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0044463 (cell projection part)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION part of GO:0043005 (neuron projection)
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM nerve ending
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM nerve ending
2006-07-09 Added SYNONYM nerve ending
2006-07-09 Added DEFINITION The nerve ending is the structure in which the distal end of the axon of a nerve fiber terminates. Sensory nerve endings are classified as either free or encapsulated. The free nerve ending are the most common type of nerve ending, and are most frequently found in the skin.
2006-07-09 Added TERM nerve terminal

Term

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2010-02-07 Updated TERM axon terminus
2006-07-09 Added TERM nerve terminal

Definition/synonyms

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2013-02-08 Added SYNONYM motor endplate
2010-02-07 Deleted DEFINITION A cell projection in which the distal end of the axon of a nerve fiber terminates. Sensory nerve endings are classified as either free or encapsulated. The free nerve ending are the most common type of nerve ending, and are most frequently found in the skin.
2010-02-07 Added 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.
2010-02-07 Added SYNONYM axon terminal
2010-02-07 Added SYNONYM axon terminal specialization
2009-08-23 Deleted SYNONYM nerve terminal
2008-10-24 Added SYNONYM nerve terminal
2008-08-02 Added DEFINITION A cell projection in which the distal end of the axon of a nerve fiber terminates. Sensory nerve endings are classified as either free or encapsulated. The free nerve ending are the most common type of nerve ending, and are most frequently found in the skin.
2008-08-02 Deleted DEFINITION The nerve ending is the structure in which the distal end of the axon of a nerve fiber terminates. Sensory nerve endings are classified as either free or encapsulated. The free nerve ending are the most common type of nerve ending, and are most frequently found in the skin.
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION The nerve ending is the structure in which the distal end of the axon of a nerve fiber terminates. Sensory nerve endings are classified as either free or encapsulated. The free nerve ending are the most common type of nerve ending, and are most frequently found in the skin.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION The nerve ending is the structure in which the distal end of the axon of a nerve fiber terminates. Sensory nerve endings are classified as either free or encapsulated. The free nerve ending are the most common type of nerve ending, and are most frequently found in the skin.
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM nerve ending
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM nerve ending
2006-07-09 Added SYNONYM nerve ending
2006-07-09 Added DEFINITION The nerve ending is the structure in which the distal end of the axon of a nerve fiber terminates. Sensory nerve endings are classified as either free or encapsulated. The free nerve ending are the most common type of nerve ending, and are most frequently found in the skin.

Relationships

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2010-02-07 Added RELATION is a GO:0044306 (neuron projection terminus)
2008-08-04 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0044463 (cell projection part)
2008-08-02 Added RELATION is a GO:0033267 (axon part)
2008-08-02 Deleted RELATION part of GO:0043005 (neuron projection)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0044463 (cell projection part)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION part of GO:0043005 (neuron projection)

Cross-references

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2014-06-12 Added XREF NIF_Subcellular:nlx_subcell_20090512
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