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Postsynaptic Density Components

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The postsynaptic density is a complex of proteins in a neuron's dendritic ending that forms a structural and functional site for the reception of synaptic signals from a presynaptic neuron. Several hundred proteins have been identified in the postsynaptic density.

Which of the following protein component(s) is/are included as part of the postsynaptic density?

Select ALL that apply.

A

Neurotransmitter receptor proteins.

B

Ion channel proteins.

C

Cell adhesion proteins.

D

Signaling enzymes.

E

Scaffolding proteins.