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Silent Synapse

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Research scientists once found a type of synapse that has all the necessary structures but does not have the synaptic transmission function. This type of synapse is called a silent synapse.

Based on the above description, which of the following did the scientists find? Select ALL that apply.

A

There is no nucleus in the presynaptic terminal.

B

There is no proper receptor on the postsynaptic membrane.

C

There is no proper receptor on the presynaptic membrane.

D

The presynaptic membrane cannot release proper neurotransmitters.