Acetylcholine Receptor, Nicotinic
Acetylcholine Receptors, Nicotinic
Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor
Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors
Receptor, Nicotinic Acetylcholine
Receptors, Nicotinic Acetylcholine
One of the two major classes of cholinergic receptors. Nicotinic receptors were originally distinguished by their preference for NICOTINE over MUSCARINE. They are generally divided into muscle-type and neuronal-type (previously ganglionic) based on pharmacology, and subunit composition of the receptors.