Stereospecific nicotine receptors on rat brain membranes

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Science  07 Nov 1980:
Vol. 210, Issue 4470, pp. 647-650
DOI: 10.1126/science.7433991


A stereospecific binding site for nicotine has been detected on rat brain membranes. Competition studies with cholinergic agonists suggest that this site is a nicotinic cholinergic receptor.

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