Some methods for studies of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor pharmacology

Ronald J. Lukas, John D. Fryer, J. Brek Eaton, Cynthia L. Gentry

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Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) play many important physiological roles. They participate in classical excitatory neurotransmission to activate selected neuronal circuits, and their stimulation can modulate release of neurotransmitters or hormones that in turn can have additional actions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNicotinic Receptors in the Nervous System
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages26
ISBN (Electronic)9781420038521
ISBN (Print)084932386X, 9780849323867
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Medicine(all)
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)


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