Nicotinic Agonists

Known as: Agonist, Nicotinic Cholinergic, Cholinergic Agonist, Nicotinic, Agonists, Nicotinic 
Drugs that bind to and activate nicotinic cholinergic receptors (RECEPTORS, NICOTINIC). Nicotinic agonists act at postganglionic nicotinic receptors… (More)
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1946-2017
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors are possible therapeutic targets for schizophrenia, as shown by neurobiological and… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
CONTEXT The alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor gene, CHRNA7, is associated with genetic transmission of schizophrenia and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Upon ligand binding at the subunit interfaces, the extracellular domain of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor undergoes… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Physiological anti-inflammatory mechanisms can potentially be exploited for the treatment of inflammatory disorders. Here we… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Abnormal sensory inhibition is a measurable indicator of a sensory processing deficit which is observed in schizophrenia, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Although the expression patterns of the neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAChR) subunits thus far described are known… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Presynaptic nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) are present in many regions of the brain and potentially serve as targets… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
This study tests the hypothesis that nicotinic cholinergic receptors, including those sensitive to the antagonist alpha… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Synthetic (+)- and (-)-epibatidine (an alkaloid originally characterized from frog skin) have potent analgetic activity in mice… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
A family of genes has been identified that encodes subunits of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) and is expressed in the… (More)
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