Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Acetylcholine Receptors

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_32

Definition

Receptors for the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, which can be distinguished into muscarinergic (G protein coupled) and nicotinergic (ion channel) receptors.

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