Menthol Binding and Inhibition of α7-Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors


Menthol is a common compound in pharmaceutical and commercial products and a popular additive to cigarettes. The molecular targets of menthol remain poorly defined. In this study we show an effect of menthol on the α7 subunit of the nicotinic acetylcholine (nACh) receptor function. Using a two-electrode voltage-clamp technique, menthol was found to… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067674


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