glutamate vesicle


Balls Of Stuff

a: Glutamate vesicle ~
b: beach ball

What: "These vesicles are like beach balls within the nerve that carry a chemical messenger called glutamate. When stimulated, the vesicles release their chemical to a muscle, and the message is passed from nerve to muscle."

Writer: Stephanie Logsdon
Date: May 15 2013 10:30 PM

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