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Ligand-Gated Ion Channels

Known as: Ion Channels, Ligand-Gated, Channels, Ligand-Gated, Ligand-Gated Ion Channels [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A subclass of ion channels that open or close in response to the binding of specific LIGANDS.
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Review
2009
Review
2009
The ligand-gated ion channels that participate in fast synaptic transmission comprise the nicotinic acetylcholine, 5… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Pentameric ligand-gated ion channels from the Cys-loop family mediate fast chemo-electrical transduction, but the mechanisms of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The X-ray structure of a pentameric ligand-gated ion channel from Erwinia chrysanthemi (ELIC) has recently provided structural… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
In insects, each olfactory sensory neuron expresses between one and three ligand-binding members of the olfactory receptor (OR… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
From worm to man, many odorant signals are perceived by the binding of volatile ligands to odorant receptors that belong to the G… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
The ionotropic glutamate receptors are ligand-gated ion channels that mediate the vast majority of excitatory neurotransmission… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Mechanosensitive ion channels play a critical role in transducing physical stresses at the cell membrane into an electrochemical… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Acid-sensing is associated with both nociception1 and taste transduction2. Stimulation of sensory neurons by acid is of… Expand
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Review
1994
Review
1994
This chapter discusses the gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptor channels, which are the most abundant inhibitory… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
EXTRACELLULAR ATP exerts its effects through P2 purino-ceptors1: these are ligand-gated ion channels (P2x)2,3 or G-protein… Expand
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