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Receptors, Amino Acid

"Receptors, Amino Acid" 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.

Cell surface proteins that bind amino acids and trigger changes which influence the behavior of cells. Glutamate receptors are the most common receptors for fast excitatory synaptic transmission in the vertebrate central nervous system, and GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID and glycine receptors are the most common receptors for fast inhibition.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, Amino Acid" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Receptors, Amino Acid" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 22 publications over 8 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 1993
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