Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-9 of 9 items

  • Keywords: acetylcholine receptors x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Neuronal Receptors for Nicotine: Functional Diversity and Developmental Changes

Huibert D. Mansvelder and Lorna W. Role

in Brain Development: Normal Processes and the Effects of Alcohol and Nicotine

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195183139
eISBN:
9780199865147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183139.003.0021
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

The nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAChR) is the principal target-mediator of nicotine from smoking and chewing of tobacco. The effects of nicotine on offspring of pregnant smokers are widespread, ... More


Assembly and targeting of neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors

Neil S. Millar

in Receptor and Ion-Channel Trafficking: Cell Biology of Ligand-Gated and Voltage-Sensitive Ion Channels

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192632241
eISBN:
9780191724763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632241.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

The neuromuscular junction nAChR undergoes a developmental switch around the time of birth in which expression of the γ subunit is replaced by expression of the ε subunit, but otherwise the ... More


Targeting of acetylcholine receptors to the postsynaptic endplate of the nerve–muscle synapse

Sheridan L. Swope

in Receptor and Ion-Channel Trafficking: Cell Biology of Ligand-Gated and Voltage-Sensitive Ion Channels

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192632241
eISBN:
9780191724763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632241.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Synaptic transmission is dependent on the precise juxtaposition of the presynaptic nerve terminal with a localized high density of neurotransmitter receptors in the postsynaptic cell. For decades, ... More


The Single Ion Channel

Alan J. McComas

in Galvani’s Spark: The Story of the Nerve Impulse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751754
eISBN:
9780199897094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751754.003.0019
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

A “gating” current, predicted by the Hodgkin-Huxley equations twenty years earlier, is finally detected in the squid giant axon. Soon after, Bert Sakmann and Erwin Neher develop a patch clamp method ... More


Neuromodulation and memory function

Michael E. Hasselmo and Christiane Linster

in Beyond Neurotransmission: Neuromodulation and its Importance for Information Processing

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524243
eISBN:
9780191724435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524243.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Neuromodulation plays an important role in a variety of memory processes. Several modulators appear to regulate the storage of new information in cortical networks. This raises the fundamental ... More


Receptor and Ion-Channel Trafficking: Cell Biology of Ligand-Gated and Voltage-Sensitive Ion Channels

Stephen J. Moss and Jeremy Henley (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192632241
eISBN:
9780191724763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632241.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This book reviews the recent advances in understanding of the molecular and cellular mechanisms that control the assembly, transport, targeting, and anchoring of the protein complexes making up the ... More


Nicotinic Receptor Regulation of Developing Catecholamine Systems

Frances M. Leslie, Layla Azam, Kathy Gallardo, Kathryn O’Leary, Ryan Franke, and Shahrdad Lotfipour

in Brain Development: Normal Processes and the Effects of Alcohol and Nicotine

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195183139
eISBN:
9780199865147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183139.003.0023
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

Nicotine binds to specific cholinergic receptors. A nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAChR) is a ligand-gated cation channel. Each receptor consists of five subunit proteins surrounding a channel ... More


Neuromuscular transmission

Daniel Kernell

in The Motoneurone and its Muscle Fibres

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526551
eISBN:
9780191723896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526551.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

The connection between motoneuronal axons and skeletal muscle fibres (neuromuscular junction, NMJ) shares basic characteristics with many excitatory chemical synapses inside the central nervous ... More


Activation of NMDA receptors

A. J. GIBB, B. EDMONDS, R. A. SILVER, S. G. CULL-CANDY, and D. COLQUHOUN

in The NMDA Receptor

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192625021
eISBN:
9780191724701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192625021.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Understanding the processes occurring during receptor activation is of fundamental importance to pharmacology, and activation of receptors such as the NMDA receptor, which have an integral membrane ... More


View: