Pharmacology of GABA receptor CI− channels in rat retinal bipolar cells

@article{Feigenspan1993PharmacologyOG,
  title={Pharmacology of GABA receptor CI− channels in rat retinal bipolar cells},
  author={Andreas Feigenspan and Heinz Wässle and Joachim Bormann},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1993},
  volume={361},
  pages={159-162}
}
γ-AMlNOBUTYRlC acid (GABA), a major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the mammalian nervous system, is known to operate bicuculline-sensitive CI− channels through GABAA receptors and bicuculline-insensitive cation channels through GABAB receptors1,2. Recent observations indicate that the retina may contain GABA receptors with unusual pharmacological properties3–5. Here we report that GABA gates bicuculline-insensitive CI− channels in rod bipolar cells of the rat retina, which were not modulated by… 

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