Molecular Aspects of Neurotransmitter Receptors: An Overview
It is axiomatic that following synaptic release neurotransmitters interact with specific sites on adjacent cellular membranes. Molecular approaches to neurotransmitter receptors are surprisingly recent, with most research on brain neurotransmitters having taken place within the past 5–8 years. During this relatively brief period, biochemical studies of receptors have burgeoned so rapidly that they form the most common theme of the chapters in this volume.
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