Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors
Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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How to Cite
Doherty, A. and Collingridge, G. 2001. Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
The metabotropic glutamate receptors are a family of G protein-coupled receptors widely distributed in the central nervous system, acting to modulate synaptic function through interactions with other receptors, signalling mechanisms and (potentially) gene expression.
- metabotropic glutamate receptor;
- excitory amino acid;