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Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2001 Jun;11(3):378-86.

Synaptic P2X receptors.

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Academic Department of Neurosurgery, King's College London, Denmark Hill Campus, Bessemer Road, SE5 9PJ, London, UK.

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  • Curr Opin Neurobiol 2001 Aug;11(4):522.


Over the past two years, ATP has clearly been shown to act as a co-transmitter with GABA, glycine and probably glutamate in the central nervous system. Our understanding of the ATP-gated P2X receptors is progressing rapidly, and the pharmacology, stoichiometry and subunit combinations of heteropolymeric P2X channels has been substantially elucidated.

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