presynaptic NMDA receptors?

GS Hamilton hamilton at umbc.edu
Wed Mar 15 21:42:35 EST 1995


In article <DvorakH-1503950927330001 at pinelab.caltech.edu>,
Hannah Dvorak <DvorakH at starbase1.caltech.edu> wrote:
>As far as I know (from studying for quals in cell and molecular
>neurobiology a year ago) the glutamate receptors on the presynaptic
>terminals in the hippocampus are of the metabotropic kind.

     In addition to metabotropic (G-protein coupled) Glu receptors, 
kainate and AP4 receptors are also found pre-synaptically. Metabotropic 
and AMPA receptors are also found on glial cells. 
Greg Hamilton 




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