Nicotinic Receptors

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The nicotinic receptor (nAChR) comprises a family of receptor subtypes that respond to the neurotransmitter acetylcholine (ACh) and the tobacco alkaloid nicotine.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Molecular Pharmacology
EditorsS Offermann, W Rosenthal
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-21573-6
Publication statusPublished - 12 May 2020

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Wonnacott, S. (2020). Nicotinic Receptors. In S. Offermann, & W. Rosenthal (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Molecular Pharmacology Springer.