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Receptors, Nicotinic

"Receptors, Nicotinic" 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. Nicotinic receptors were originally distinguished by their preference for NICOTINE over MUSCARINE. They are generally divided into muscle-type and neuronal-type (previously ganglionic) based on pharmacology, and subunit composition of the receptors.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, Nicotinic" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Receptors, Nicotinic" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 337 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 28 publications in 2012
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