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Physiology Test Question
Which of the following is (are) true of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor?
The nicotinic acetylcholine receptor is a ligand-gated ion channel.
The nicotinic acetylcholine receptor is a pentameric complex.
One acetylcholine molecule must bind to each of the two
subunits in the receptor complex in order to gate the channel open.
Once gated open, the channel pore is equally permeable to Na
This type of receptor is also commonly referred to as a receptor channel.
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Posted: Monday, September 1, 2014