Second Messengers Linked to the Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptor in Locust (Schistocerca gregaria) Ganglia

  • Michael J. Duggan
  • George G. Lunt
Part of the Experimental and Clinical Neuroscience book series (ECN)

Abstract

Insects have both nicotinic and muscarinic acetylcholine receptors (mAChR) in the central nervous system (CNS) (Sattelle, 1985). In vertebrates mAChRs are linked to several different effector mechanisms, including a phosphatidylinositol (PtdIns) turnover and adenylate cyclase (Hirschowitz et al., 1984).

Keywords

Phosphorus EDTA Chloroform Adenosine MgCl 

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© The Humana Press Inc. 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael J. Duggan
    • 1
  • George G. Lunt
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryUniversity of BathBathUK

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