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Receptors, Nicotinic

One of the two major classes of cholinergic receptors. Nicotinic receptors were originally distinguished by their preference for NICOTINE over MUSCARINE. They are generally divided into muscle-type and neuronal-type (previously ganglionic) based on pharmacology, and subunit composition of the receptors.

Year introduced: 1984(1977)

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Tree Number(s): D12.776.157.530.400.400.100.500, D12.776.543.550.450.500.100.500, D12.776.543.585.400.500.100.500, D12.776.543.750.130.687, D12.776.543.750.720.360.550

MeSH Unique ID: D011978

Entry Terms:

  • Nicotinic Receptors
  • Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors
  • Acetylcholine Receptors, Nicotinic
  • Receptors, Nicotinic Acetylcholine
  • Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor
  • Acetylcholine Receptor, Nicotinic
  • Receptor, Nicotinic Acetylcholine
  • Nicotinic Receptor
  • Receptor, Nicotinic

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