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Nicotinic Receptors in the Nervous System (Methods and New Frontiers in Neuroscience)

by Edward D. Levin

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Published by CRC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cognition & cognitive psychology,
  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Neurosciences,
  • Physiological & neuro-psychology,
  • Pharmacology,
  • Neurophysiology,
  • Smoking And Health,
  • Science,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medical,
  • Toxicology,
  • Biochemistry,
  • Neuroscience,
  • Medical / Neuroscience,
  • Life Sciences - Anatomy & Physiology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9622975M
    ISBN 10084932386X
    ISBN 109780849323867

      Main Difference – Nicotinic vs Muscarinic Receptors. Nicotinic and muscarinic receptors are the two main types of cholinergic receptors. They are integral membrane proteins activated by the binding of acetylcholine, a the same neurotransmitter binds to both types of receptors, the mechanism of action is different in each receptor. It includes background information on all subtypes of nicotinic receptors, the most recent information on the distribution throughout the nervous system and discussion of their implications in learning and memory, addiction and neurological and psychiatric disease such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

    Nicotinic and muscarinic receptors are named for other types of molecules (besides acetylcholine) that can bind to and activate the receptors. Indeed, many drugs interact with neurotransmitter receptors to either activate them or prevent their activation by their normal neurotransmitters. As you probably already know, nicotinic and muscarinic receptors are both acetylcholine receptors. Although the same neurotransmitter binds to them, their mechanism of action differs greatly due to their unique structure. Nicotinic receptors are i.

    Neuronal nicotinic receptors are found in the central nervous system and in autonomic ganglia where they regulate processes such as transmitter release, cell excitability and neuronal integration. Nicotinic receptors located at the neuromuscular junctions of somatic muscles are . The α6-containing nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) have recently been implicated in diseases of the central nervous system (CNS), including Parkinson's disease and substance abuse.


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Nicotinic Receptors in the Nervous System (Methods and New Frontiers in Neuroscience) by Edward D. Levin Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book will provide you reference to the latest research methods and findings concerning nicotinic neural systems. Featuring a unique approach, Nicotinic Receptors in the Nervous System provides integrated coverage of cutting-edge research concerning neuronal nicotinic systems relevant to smoking addiction and cognitive dysfunction.

Palmer Taylor, in Primer on the Autonomic Nervous System (Third Edition), Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors are members of a large pentameric super family of ligand-gated ion channel receptors that include the 5-hydoxytryptamine 3 (5-HT 3), glycine, γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA), and Zn-activated families of receptors along with several invertebrate and prokaryotic receptors [1–4].

Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in the nervous system. Berlin ; New York: Springer-Verlag, © (OCoLC) Online version: NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors in the Nervous System ( Venice, Italy). Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in the nervous system. Berlin ; New York: Springer-Verlag, © In 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 second messenger.

The acetylcholine nicotinic receptor is an ionic channel whose aperture is directly controlled by acetylcholine. It is a key molecule in the chemical communication between nerve cells and between nerve cell and muscle.

The structure and function of muscular nicotinic receptors have been unraveled. Acetylcholine receptors have been classified into subtypes based on the pharmacology of the receptors.

Initially, subtyping of the receptors in the cholinergic nervous system was based on the pharmacological activity of two alkaloids: nicotine and muscarine ().This classification occurred long before the structures of these naturally occurring agonists were determined ().Author: Palmer Taylor, Joan Heller Brown.

Central Nervous System: Nictonic receptors play a prominent role in the CNS and are involved in attention and memory. Defects in these pathways appear to play a role in Alzheimer Disease.

Autonomic Ganglia: All autonomic ganglia, both those of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system, possess nicotinic receptors on their post-ganglionic neurons (See: Physiological Anatomy section of. Palmer Taylor, in Primer on the Autonomic Nervous System (Third Edition), Distribution of Nicotinic Receptors.

Nicotinic receptors are widely distributed in the central and peripheral nervous systems. In innervated skeletal muscle they are found in very high density localized to the motor end plate.

The nervous system has two major components: the central nervous system (CNS) and the peripheral nervous system. See Figure [2] The central nervous system (CNS) is composed of the brain and the spinal cord.

The peripheral nervous system includes nerves outside the brain and spinal cord and consists of sensory neurons and motor neurons. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Chapter 1 Some Methods for Studies of Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Pharmacology / Ronald J.

Lukas, John D. Fryer, J. Brek Eaton, Cynthia L. Gentry 3 --Chapter 2 Presynaptic Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors: Subtypes Mediating Neurotransmitter Release / Susan Wonnacott, Adrian. Nicotine research has been conducted for the better part of a century, but with the discovery of the relationship of nicotinic systems to Alzheimer's disease, the differentiation of nicotinic receptor subtypes, and the development of novel nicotinic ligands, the field of nicotine research has exploded.

This book will provide you reference to the laCited by: -->sends nicotinic receptors into the desensitized state much more rapidly than do other nicotinic agonists -->structure is just 2 acetylcholine molecules conjoined Problem: Succinylcholine is NOT selective for skeletal muscle cell nicotinic receptors and so has dangerous nervous system side effects.

This book will provide you reference to the latest research methods and findings concerning nicotinic neural systems. Featuring a unique approach Nicotinic Receptors in the Nervous System provides integrated coverage of cutting-edge research concerning neuronal nicotinic systems relevant to smoking addiction and cognitive dysfunction.

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.

Upon differentiation, the electrogenic bud in the electrocyte proliferates, but the. But when scientists began to look at the nicotinic receptor in the nervous system, they found several surprises. From the beginning, pharmacological and physiological experiments, have made it clear that the functional characteristics of neuronal nicotinic receptors are substantially different from those of muscle receptors.

Receptors in the Nervous System can improve the reader's memory. As you read the book, you have a variety of meanings, their origins, ambitions, history and nuances, as well as various circles and sub-transfers each story.

Just a little to remember, but the brain is a beautiful thing and relatively easy to remember these things. Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors in the Nervous System (Nato ASI Subseries H: (25)): Medicine & Health Science Books @ DOI link for Nicotinic Receptors in the Nervous System.

Nicotinic Receptors in the Nervous System book. Edited By Edward D. Levin. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 29 August Pub.

location Boca Raton. Nicotinic Cholinergic Receptors as Targets in Pain Control. Human nervous system - Human nervous system - Receptors: Receptors are biological transducers that convert energy from both external and internal environments into electrical impulses. They may be massed together to form a sense organ, such as the eye or ear, or they may be scattered, as are those of the skin and viscera.

Receptors are connected to the central nervous system by afferent nerve. This book will provide you reference to the latest research methods and findings concerning nicotinic neural systems.

Featuring a unique approach, Nicotinic Receptors in the Nervous System provides integrated coverage of cutting-edge research concerning neuronal nicotinic systems relevant to smoking addiction and cognitive : $.

Distribution of α2, α3, α4, and β2 neuronal nicotinic receptor subunit mRNAs in the central nervous system: A hybridization histochemical study in the rat.

J. by: 1.Title:Alpha-7 Nicotinic Receptors in Nervous System Disorders: From Function to Therapeutic Perspectives VOLUME: 17 ISSUE: 2 Author(s):Antonella De Jaco, Laura Bernardini, Jessica Rosati and Ada Maria Tata* Affiliation:Department of Biology and Biotechnologies C.

Darwin, Research Center of Neurobiology Daniel Bovet, Cytogenetics Laboratory, iPS-Cellular Reprogramming Unit, Casa Cited by: 9.A nicotinic agonist is a drug that mimics, in one way or another, the action of acetylcholine (ACh) at nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs).

Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors are receptors found in the central nervous system, the peripheral nervous systems, and skeletal muscles.