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Receptors, GABA

Cell-surface proteins that bind GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID with high affinity and trigger changes that influence the behavior of cells. GABA-A receptors control chloride channels formed by the receptor complex itself. They are blocked by bicuculline and usually have modulatory sites sensitive to benzodiazepines and barbiturates. GABA-B receptors act through G-proteins on several effector systems, are insensitive to bicuculline, and have a high affinity for L-baclofen.

Year introduced: 1994

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Tree Number(s): D12.776.543.750.720.200.300

MeSH Unique ID: D018079

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  • Receptors, gamma-Aminobutyric Acid
  • Receptors, gamma Aminobutyric Acid
  • gamma-Aminobutyric Acid Receptor
  • Receptor, gamma-Aminobutyric Acid
  • gamma Aminobutyric Acid Receptor
  • gamma-Aminobutyric Acid Receptors
  • gamma Aminobutyric Acid Receptors
  • GABA Receptor
  • Receptor, GABA
  • GABA Receptors

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