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Receptors, Nicotinic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Receptors, Nicotinic
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.157.530.400.400.100.500
D12.776.543.550.450.500.100.500
D12.776.543.585.400.500.100.500
D12.776.543.750.130.687
D12.776.543.750.720.360.550
Unique ID
D011978
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011978
Scope Note
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.
Entry Version
RECEPT NICOTINIC
Entry Term(s)
Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor
Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors
Nicotinic Receptor
Nicotinic Receptors
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
WL 102.8
Previous Indexing
Acetylcholine (1966-1976)
Nicotine (1974-1976)
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:Nicotinic Agonists
antagonists & inhibitors:Nicotinic Antagonists
Date Established
1984/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/05/03
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Receptors, Nicotinic Preferred
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