AMPA-kainate receptor

AMPA-kainate receptor

A glutamate receptor that mediates the fast component of excitatory post-synaptic potentials; the AMPA-kainate receptors mediate a large fraction of excitatory transmission by neurotransmitters, and are regulated by cAMP-dependent protein kinase and phosphates
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