Ganglion type nicotinic receptor

The ganglion type nicotinic receptor is a type of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor, consisting of the subunit combination (α3)2(β4)3.[1]

It is located in the autonomic ganglia, where activation yields EPSP, mainly by increased Na+ and K+ permeability.




See also


  1. Pharmacology, (Rang, Dale, Ritter & Moore, ISBN 0-443-07145-4, 5th ed., Churchill Livingstone 2003) p. 138.
  2. Rang, H. P. (2003), Pharmacology, Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, ISBN 0-443-07145-4 Page 149
  3. Neurosci.pharm - MBC 3320 Acetylcholine

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