Nicotinic Receptors

Known as: Receptors, Nicotinic, Acetylcholine Receptors, Nicotinic, receptor nicotinic 
One of the two major classes of cholinergic receptors. Nicotinic receptors were originally distinguished by their preference for NICOTINE over… (More)
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2008
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2008
Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer death worldwide, with over one million cases annually. To identify genetic factors… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE A recent study provisionally identified numerous genetic variants as risk factors for the transition from smoking to… (More)
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2007
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2007
Nicotine dependence is one of the world's leading causes of preventable death. To discover genetic variants that influence risk… (More)
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2006
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2006
CONTEXT The alpha4beta2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) are linked to the reinforcing effects of nicotine and… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
We present a refined model of the membrane-associated Torpedo acetylcholine (ACh) receptor at 4A resolution. An improved… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The nicotinic acetylcholine receptor controls electrical signalling between nerve and muscle cells by opening and closing a gated… (More)
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2001
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2001
Pentameric ligand gated ion-channels, or Cys-loop receptors, mediate rapid chemical transmission of signals. This superfamily of… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Release of the neurotransmitter dopamine in the mesolimbic system of the brain mediates the reinforcing properties of several… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
The behavioral and cognitive effects of nicotine suggest that nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) participate in central… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
A full-length clone coding for the rat alpha 7 nicotinic receptor subunit was isolated from an adult brain cDNA library and… (More)
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