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Ganglion type nicotinic receptor

The ganglion type nicotinic receptor is a type of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor, consisting of the subunit combination (α1)2(β4)3[1].

It is located in the autonomic ganglia, where activation yields EPSP, mainly by increased Na+ and K+ permeability.


Nicotinic agonists for this receptor include:



  1. ^ Pharmacology, (Rang, Dale, Ritter & Moore, ISBN 0443071454, 5:th ed., Churchill Livingstone 2003) Page 138.
  2. ^ Neurosci.pharm - MBC 3320 Acetylcholine

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