postsynaptic membrane

id: GO:0045211
name: postsynaptic membrane
namespace: cellular_component
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: A specialized area of membrane facing the presynaptic membrane on the tip of the nerve ending and separated from it by a minute cleft (the synaptic cleft). Neurotransmitters across the synaptic cleft and transmit the signal to the postsynaptic membrane.

Parent Functions

GO:0097060synaptic membrane