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The Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor

Current Views and Future Trends (Biotechnology Intelligence Unit)

by Francisco J. Barrantes

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biotechnology,
  • Neurosciences,
  • Pharmacology,
  • Science,
  • Medical,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - Molecular Biology,
  • Neuroscience,
  • Medical / Neuroscience

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9062539M
    ISBN 103540642587
    ISBN 109783540642589

    The chapter briefly covers the history of protein and peptide neurotoxins in research on nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChR). It all started with a great help of α-bungarotoxin and other similar α-neurotoxins from snake venoms in isolation from the Torpedo ray electric organ of the muscle-type nAChR as a first individual membrane receptor.. The next contribution of α Cited by: 2. Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors are members of the Cys-loop family of transmitter-gated ion channels that includes the GABA A, strychnine-sensitive glycine and 5-HT 3 receptors [2,34,40,42,48].All nicotinic receptors are pentamers in which each of the five subunits contains four α-helical transmembrane domains.

    A nicotinic antagonist is a type of anticholinergic drug that inhibits the action of acetylcholine (ACh) at nicotinic acetylcholine compounds are mainly used for peripheral muscle paralysis in surgery, the classical agent of this type being tubocurarine, but some centrally acting compounds such as bupropion, mecamylamine, and methoxycoronaridine block nicotinic acetylcholine. PDF | The ligand gated ion channel (LGIC) superfamily constitutes a major group of receptor proteins.1 It comprises the nicotinic acetylcholine (AChR, | Find, read and cite all .

    Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Alterations in Autism Spectrum Disorders – Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets. By Rene Anand, Stephanie A. Amici, Gerald Ponath, Jordan I. Robson, Muhammad Nasir and Susan B. McKay. Submitted: November 10th Reviewed: June 2nd Published: August 17th DOI: /Cited by: 6. Other articles where Nicotinic receptor is discussed: nervous system: Acetylcholine: The nicotinic receptor is a channel protein that, upon binding by acetylcholine, opens to allow diffusion of cations. The muscarinic receptor, on the other hand, is a membrane protein; upon stimulation by neurotransmitter, it causes the opening of ion channels indirectly, through a .


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The Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor by Francisco J. Barrantes Download PDF EPUB FB2

The nicotinic acetylcholine receptor is the best characterized neurotransmitter receptor. The nicotinic receptor was purified about a decade before purification of other neurotransmitter receptors. The electric organ of Torpedo, consisting of stacks of electrocytes that have differentiated from tissue of embryonic origin common to that of skeletal muscle, is a rich source of nicotinic receptors.

The nicotinic acetylcholine receptor has served for many decades as the prototype for neurotransmitter receptors. Acetylcholine was the first neurotransmitter shown to be involved in the function of the mammalian brain and its nicotinic receptor the first receptor Cited by: This open access book presents the roles and mechanisms of signal transduction triggered by nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) stimulation in neuroprotection against toxic effects of risk factors of neurodegenerative diseases.

The aim of this book is to summarize our understanding on the insect nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. This area of research received great impetus from the identification of the first subunit sequences to be used as neonicotinoid insecticide target sites. Although a book.

Structure and Function of Insect Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors Studied with Nicotinoid Insecticide Affinity Probes Motohiro Tomizawa, Bachir Latli, John E. Casida Pages Nicotinoid Insecticides and the Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor.

Yamamoto, J.E. Insect pest control has continuously evolved from inorganics to botanicals, to chlo­ rinated hydrocarbons, to organophosphorus compounds and methylcarbamates, then synthetic pyrethroids and most recently synthetic nicotinoids as the major classes.

Introduction This open access book presents the roles and mechanisms of signal transduction triggered by nicotinic acetylcholine receptors The Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor book stimulation in neuroprotection against toxic effects of risk factors of neurodegenerative diseases.

The nicotinic acetylcholine receptor is a transmembrane allosteric protein that mediates transduction of chemoelectric signals throughout the nervous system by opening an intrinsic ionic channel. This rapid pore opening enables flow of Na+, K +, and, in several instances, Ca 2+ ions across the cell membrane.

The novel small molecule α9α10 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor antagonist ZZG is analgesic Joseph R. Holtman, 1, 2 Linda P. Dwoskin, 3 Cheryl Dowell, 4 Elzbieta P.

Wala, 6 Zhenfa Zhang, 3 Peter A. Crooks, 3 and J. Michael McIntosh 4, 5Cited by: ‎This open access book presents the roles and mechanisms of signal transduction triggered by nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) stimulation in neuroprotection against toxic effects of risk factors of neurodegenerative diseases.

Accumulating evidence suggests that nAChRs in the CNS play import. Other articles where Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor is discussed: ion channel: Toxins and disease: several other organisms; the irreversible nicotinic acetylcholine receptor antagonist alpha-bungarotoxin, from the venom of snakes in the genus Bungarus (kraits); and plant-derived alkaloids, such as strychnine and d-tubocurarine, which inhibit the activation of ion channels.

Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors stand out from a large family of related proteins as being the essential initiators of every human movement, including the act of speaking. In the brain, they may help in the shaping of the words to be spoken, but in animals, they may be removed genetically from the brain with little apparent effect, except for Author: Roger L.

Papke. General. Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) are a family of multi-subunit transmembrane neurotransmitter receptors that are members of the ‘Cys-loop’ superfamily [1,33].They serve diverse and often critical functions throughout the central and peripheral nervous systems, and have emerging roles in non-neuronal systems [10,38].Nicotinic receptors.

Insect Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors - Google Books The aim of this book is to summarize our understanding on the insect nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Although a book of this nature can provide the details only of commonly published results, it is hoped that it may provide a useful guide to the newcomer to Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors (nAChRs)—Structure and Function Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors—Roles in Human Disease and.

The nicotinic acetylcholine receptor is a transmembrane allosteric protein that mediates transduction of chemoelectric signals throughout the nervous system by opening an intrinsic ionic channel.

This rapid pore opening enables flow of Na +, K +, and, in several instances, Ca 2+ ions across the cell membrane. Insect Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors by Thany, Steeve Herv. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at item 3 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Signaling in Neuroprotection Hardcover Book Fre - Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Signaling in Neuroprotection Hardcover Book Fre.

$ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first. Whether the same principles apply to excitatory cholinergic synapses in the insect central nervous system (CNS) is not known. To address this question, we investigated Drosophila ventral lateral neurons (LNvs) and identified nAchRα1 (Dα1) and nAchRα6 (Dα6) as the main functional nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAchR) subunits in these : Quan Yuan, Justin Rosenthal, Jun Yin, Caixia Long, Emma Spillman, Chengyu Sheng.

Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors containing alpha 7 subunits are widely expressed in the nervous system. The receptors are cation-selective.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Mechanism of Action of the Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor held on the Island of Santorini, Greece, May"--Title page verso.This book investigates insect nicotinic acetylcholine receptors.

It explores the involvement of insect nicotinic receptors in learning and memory processes, using the honeybee as insect model. The book a will serves as a useful guide to the field.The nicotinic receptor at the nerve muscle synapse of vertebrates mediates the fast synaptic actions of the chemical transmitter acetylcholine.

This receptor was the first ligand-gated receptor and ion channel to be characterized in pharmacological, biophysical, biochemical, and molecular biological terms. The nicotinic acetylcholine receptor has served as the prototype Author: Lorna Role, Eric Kandel.