ionotropic receptor


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ionotropic receptor

(aɪˌɒnəˈtrɒpɪk)
n
(Physiology) physiol a receptor that functions directly by opening ion channels that enable specific ions to stream in an out of the cell. Compare metabotropic receptor
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Ionotropic kainite glutamate receptor GluR6 was the first ionotropic receptor shown to be palmitoylated [178].
At elevated concentrations, AEA also functions as a full agonist for the transient receptor potential vanilloid 1 (TRPV1), an ionotropic receptor responsible for the integration of noxious stimuli that cause pain (14, 15).
BDNF signaling impacts the NMDA receptor, an ionotropic receptor located throughout the brain and involved in learning, memory, and long-term potentiation [10].
The ionotropic receptor N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) is one of the most studied glutamate receptors.
The dynamic synapse; molecular methods in ionotropic receptor biology.
Murrell-Lagnado, "Identification of a non-canonical tyrosine-based endocytic motif in an ionotropic receptor," The Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.
GABA receptors are major ionotropic receptors for fast-acting neurological-inhibition.
So far, gabapentin was believed to produce its antinociceptive effects mainly by actions on voltage-gated ion channels, neurotransmitter ionotropic receptors, and L-amino acid transporters [31].
Bupivacaine Inhibits Activationof Neuronal Spinal Extracellular Receptor-activated Kinase through SelectiveEffects on Ionotropic Receptors, Anesthesiology 2006; 104:805-14
The channels are found as ionotropic receptors or G-protein coupled receptors.
These are fast-responding GABA receptors and are modeled in a similar periodic way as the first two ionotropic receptors NMDA and AMPA.