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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… 
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Review
2009
Review
2009
The classical studies of nicotine by Langley at the turn of the 20th century introduced the concept of a "receptive substance… 
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer death worldwide, with over one million cases annually. To identify genetic factors… 
Review
2007
Review
2007
Subtypes of neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) are constructed from numerous subunit combinations that compose… 
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Nicotine dependence is one of the world's leading causes of preventable death. To discover genetic variants that influence risk… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Excessive inflammation and tumour-necrosis factor (TNF) synthesis cause morbidity and mortality in diverse human diseases… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Pentameric ligand gated ion-channels, or Cys-loop receptors, mediate rapid chemical transmission of signals. This superfamily of… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Release of the neurotransmitter dopamine in the mesolimbic system of the brain mediates the reinforcing properties of several… 
Review
1998
Review
1998
A series of human and animal investigations has suggested that altered expression and function of the alpha7-nicotinic… 
Review
1995
Review
1995
The last decade has revealed an astounding degree of physiological and st ruct ural divers it y in neurot ransmitteract ivated… 
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The behavioral and cognitive effects of nicotine suggest that nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) participate in central…