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Receptors, Muscarinic

"Receptors, Muscarinic" 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.

One of the two major classes of cholinergic receptors. Muscarinic receptors were originally defined by their preference for MUSCARINE over NICOTINE. There are several subtypes (usually M1, M2, M3....) that are characterized by their cellular actions, pharmacology, and molecular biology.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, Muscarinic" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Receptors, Muscarinic" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 123 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 1995
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