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Receptors, N-Methyl-D-Aspartate

"Receptors, N-Methyl-D-Aspartate" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A class of ionotropic glutamate receptors characterized by affinity for N-methyl-D-aspartate. NMDA receptors have an allosteric binding site for glycine which must be occupied for the channel to open efficiently and a site within the channel itself to which magnesium ions bind in a voltage-dependent manner. The positive voltage dependence of channel conductance and the high permeability of the conducting channel to calcium ions (as well as to monovalent cations) are important in excitotoxicity and neuronal plasticity.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, N-Methyl-D-Aspartate" by people in UAMS Profiles by year, and whether "Receptors, N-Methyl-D-Aspartate" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 95 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2002 and 2004 and 2005
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