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P Receptors, Substance

A class of Cell Surface Receptors for Tachykinins with a preference for Substance P. Neurokinin-1 (NK-1) receptors have been cloned and are members of the G Protein coupled receptor superfamily. They are found on many Cell types including central and peripheral Neurons, Smooth Muscle Cells, acinar Cells, Endothelial Cells, Fibroblasts, and immune Cells.