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Receptors, Muscarinic

One of the two major classes of cholinergic receptors. Muscarinic receptors were originally defined by their preference for MUSCARINE over NICOTINE. There are several subtypes (usually M1, M2, M3....) that are characterized by their cellular actions, pharmacology, and molecular biology.

Year introduced: 1984(1977)

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Tree Number(s): D12.776.543.750.695.475, D12.776.543.750.720.360.500

MeSH Unique ID: D011976

Entry Terms:

  • Muscarinic Receptors
  • Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptors
  • Acetylcholine Receptors, Muscarinic
  • Receptors, Muscarinic Acetylcholine
  • Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptor
  • Acetylcholine Receptor, Muscarinic
  • Receptor, Muscarinic Acetylcholine
  • Muscarinic Receptor
  • Receptor, Muscarinic

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