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venoms and brain acetylcholine receptors

What is the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor? The α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor plays critical roles in the central nervous system and in the cholinergic inflammatory pathway. The receptor has three states: resting, active, and desensitized. This image was created with information from rcsb.org, The top view shows the Ca2+ channel going into the cell. Note that… Continue reading venoms and brain acetylcholine receptors