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.
Also Known As:
Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor; Acetylcholine Receptor, Nicotinic; Nicotinic Receptor; Receptors, Nicotinic; Acetylcholine Receptors, Nicotinic; Receptor, Nicotinic; Receptor, Nicotinic Acetylcholine; Receptors, Nicotinic Acetylcholine; Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors