One of the two major classes of cholinergic receptors. Muscarinic receptors were originally defined by their preference for MUSCARINE over NICOTINE. There are several subtypes (usually M1, M2, M3....) that are characterized by their cellular actions, pharmacology, and molecular biology. (mesh:D011976)



Synonym Reference Specificity
acetylcholine receptor Exact

Incoming Relations

Identifier Name Relation
HGNC:1954 CHRM5 isa
HGNC:1951 CHRM2 isa
HGNC:1953 CHRM4 isa
HGNC:1950 CHRM1 isa
HGNC:1952 CHRM3 isa

Outgoing Relations

None available.