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Muscarinic receptors become crystal clear

Muscarinic acetylcholine receptors mediate many physiological responses of the nervous system. Structures of two of these receptors yield insight into how they bind drugs and their mechanism of action. See Letters p.547 & 552

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Figure 1: Differences between receptor subtypes.


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Kow, R., Nathanson, N. Muscarinic receptors become crystal clear. Nature 482, 480–481 (2012).

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