Muscarinic acetylcholine receptor M1

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  • Feasibility Of Designing Partial Agonists Of The Human Muscarinic Receptors

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    the feasibility of designing partial agonists of the human muscarinic M1 receptor that would modulate the receptor in two distinct ways simultaneously. It also explains the signaling behavior of the receptor. The muscarinic M1 receptor was described as the one of five subtypes of the muscarinic G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) with the highest expression in the central nervous system. Two downstream effects of activating the M1 receptor were identified, activating of phospholipase C mainly by Gq/G11-proteins

  • Essay On Pacemaker Contraction

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    values at 60s after injection of each products, shows a p-value inferior to 0.0001. Thus, we are sure at more than 99.9999% that values are significantly differents between the three groups. Tukey tests show that a p-value inferior to 0.01 between M1-M2 and M1-M3 and a p-value inferior to 0.05 between M2-M3. So,

  • The Urinary System: Urinary Retention Essay

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    spinal cord (S2-S4) act to contract the bladder and relax the urethra through the release of acetylcholine, which excites smooth muscle muscarinic receptors (17). This causes urination through detrusor contraction. Postganglionic sympathetic neurons (T11- L2) . release noradrenaline causing bladder base contractions and relaxation of the bladder body, mediated by acetylcholine on

  • Essay on Endothelium in Health and Disease

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    actions of acetylcholine and nitroprusside. Results (a) Estimate the maximum responses (Emax) and EC50 values for phenylephrine with the two types of arterial ring. Put this data in a single, self-explanatory table. Table1. Emax and EC50 values for phenylephrine. Phenylephrine | Emax in grams tension | EC50 in nM | Endothelium intact | 2.2 | 40 | Endothelium denuded | 2.9 | 10 | (c) Estimate the EC50 values for the effects of acetylcholine and

  • Detecting Heart Blockage in a Patient

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    These chambers are separated by valves to prevent back flow of blood (into the atria). Between the right atrium and the right ventricle is the tricuspid valve and between the left atrium and the left ventricle is the bicuspid valve. Separating the left ventricle and the aorta is the aortic valve and the pulmonic valve is found between the right ventricle and the pulmonary artery. The ability of the heart to contract stems from its possession of the SA node (Sino atrial node) also called the pacemaker

  • Beta Gamma Protein Summary

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    The article “The Beta Gamma subunits of GTP-binding proteins activate the muscarinic K+ channels in heart”, is a study that explores the role that G-protein subunits have on the activation of muscarinic-gated potassium (K+) channels (Mk channels). The article stated that essentially G-proteins are heterotrimers composed of alpha, beta, and gamma subunits. The alpha component of G proteins does not have a role in the activation of the Mk channels but it plays a role in the specificity and diversity

  • Invertebrate Receptors

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    N acetylcholine Receptors Neuromuscular effects of ACh are typically mediated by post synaptic nicotine acetylcholine receptors. These are so named because of their high-affinity for nicotine. Structurally, nAChRs are members of the Cys-loop ligand-gated ion channel (LGIC) superfamily. They form homo and Hetero pentameric structures, which are organized in a barrel shape around a central ion-selective pore[39]. An important distinction between the vertebrate and the invertebrate channel is that Vertebrate

  • Pig Trachealis Smooth Muscle Pharmomechanical coupling uses Internal Calcium stores whilst Electromechanical coupling uses Extracellular Calcium

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    ‘Electro- and pharmomechanical coupling in the smooth muscle cells of the rabbit ear artery’, Journal of General Physiology, vol. 70, no. 2, pp. 129-148 EDMAN KA & SCHILD HO 1962, ‘The need for calcium in the contractile response induced by acetylcholine

  • Pathology Of The Autonomic Nervous System

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    sympathetic and parasympathetic neurones, with the exceptions being sweat glands and the smooth muscle of blood vessels- they are only innervated by sympathetic nerve fibres (Wieczorek, 2014). In the ANS, a number of different neurotransmitters and receptors are present. In both the PN and SN, the neurotransmitter at the ganglia is

  • Dementia And It 's Types Essay

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    Dementia and it 's types Dementia is a syndrome caused by multiple progressive illnesses that affects memory, thinking, orientation, behaviour, comprehension, calculation, judgement, learning capacity, language, and loss of motivation and emotional control. The syndrome is characterized by Alzheimer’s disease, dementia with lewy bodies, vascular dementia, and frontotemporal dementia. Dementia mainly affects older people. Alzheimer disease is the most common form of dementia. Prevalence 44.4

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