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Receptor, Muscarinic M2

"Receptor, Muscarinic M2" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A specific subtype of muscarinic receptor found in the lower BRAIN, the HEART and in SMOOTH MUSCLE-containing organs. Although present in smooth muscle the M2 muscarinic receptor appears not to be involved in contractile responses.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptor, Muscarinic M2" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Receptor, Muscarinic M2" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 14 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2000
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Funded by the NIH/NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grant number UL1TR001102, and through institutional support from Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.