acetylcholine receptors


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acetylcholine receptors

proteins which act to bind ACETYLCHOLINE at the cell surface. See CHOLINERGIC.
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Differential presynaptic and postsynaptic expression of m1-m4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors at the perforant pathway/granule cell synapse.
The muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are drug targets for neurodegenerative diseases.
Selective ligand behaviors provide new insights into agonist activation of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. ACS Chem.
Noncompetitive functional inhibition at diverse, human nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subtypes by bupropion, phencyclidine, and ibogaine.
Mark, "Identification and localization of muscarinic acetylcholine receptor proteins in brain with subtype-specific antibodies," Journal of Neuroscience, vol.
Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors. As GABAA receptors, nicotinic ACh receptors (nAChRs) belong to the "Cysloop" superfamily of LICs.
Cellular signaling mechanisms for muscarinic acetylcholine receptors. Receptors Channels.
However, the fact that atropine, an antagonist of muscarinic acetylcholine receptors (18), did not modify the direct vasorelaxation produced by clobenzorex on rat aortic segments excludes the possible involvement of stimulation of muscarinic acetylcholine receptors in the vasodilator responses produced by this appetite suppressant drug.
They bind to acetylcholine receptors at the motor end plate thus affecting neurotransmission (Warell, 1998) and producing nervous clinical signs.
We provide evidence that the effect of CCL3 is mediated via CCR1 and calcium-independent phospholipase A2 (iPLA2), release of a soluble small mediator and nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChR) containing subunits a7 and a9.
The sequences of primers were used in the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) using synthetic primers specific to choline acetyltransferase (ChAT), acetylcholine esterase (AChE), muscarinic acetylcholine receptors (Mj mAChR and [M.sub.2] mAChR), and glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GAPDH) as follows:
Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors are pentameric, ligand-gated ion channels expressed in the central and peripheral nervous systems as well as at the neuromuscular junction, implicated in acetylcholine signaling [7, 8].

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