Microdomain vs Glycosynapse - What's the difference?

microdomain | glycosynapse |


As nouns the difference between microdomain and glycosynapse

is that microdomain is (biology) any of several small regions of a cell membrane that has a distinct structure and a distinct function while glycosynapse is (biology) a molecular assembly that functions as a microdomain that mediates cell adhesion and signals transduction events that affect cellular phenotypes.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

microdomain

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (biology) Any of several small regions of a cell membrane that has a distinct structure and a distinct function
  • glycosynapse

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (biology) A molecular assembly that functions as a microdomain that mediates cell adhesion and signals transduction events that affect cellular phenotypes
  • References

    * National Academy of Sciences