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Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor

Name: Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor
Description: Classic ligand-gated ion channel receptor type, where binding of ligand (acetylcholine) to transmembrane protein oligomer causes channel to open, permitting ion (sodium and potassium) flux and depolarization (CSP).
Synonym(s): Nicotinic cholinergic receptor, nAChR
Is part of: Cholinergic system
Super-category: Neurotransmitter Receptor
Id: sao1767745398
Related to: Acetylcholine
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CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionClassic ligand-gated ion channel receptor type, where binding of ligand (acetylcholine) to transmembrane protein oligomer causes channel to open, permitting ion (sodium and potassium) flux and depolarization (CSP).
Idsao1767745398  +
Is part ofCholinergic system  +
LabelNicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor  +
ModifiedDate26 January 2012  +
RelatedToAcetylcholine  +
SuperCategoryNeurotransmitter Receptor  +
SynonymNicotinic cholinergic receptor  +, and nAChR  +