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Receptors, Muscarinic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Receptors, Muscarinic
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.543.750.695.475
D12.776.543.750.720.360.500
Unique ID
D011976
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011976
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
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.
Entry Version
RECEPT MUSCARINIC
Entry Term(s)
Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptor
Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptors
Muscarinic Receptor
Muscarinic Receptors
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
WL 102.8
Previous Indexing
Acetylcholine (1966-1976)
Parasympathomimetics (1966-1976)
Receptors, Cholinergic (1971-1976)
Receptors, Drug (1968-1976)
Public MeSH Note
84; was see under RECEPTORS, CHOLINERGIC 1977-83
History Note
84(77); was see under RECEPTORS, CHOLINERGIC 1977-83
Entry Combination
agonists:Muscarinic Agonists
antagonists & inhibitors:Muscarinic Antagonists
Date Established
1984/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/05/03
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Receptors, Muscarinic Preferred
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