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What does M2 stand for?

M2 stands for muscarinic receptors


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Muscarinic receptors are widely distributed throughout the body and control distinct functions according to location and subtype (M 1 - M 5).They are predominantly...
Muscarinic receptors are structures found in the membranes of some cells which are responsive to muscarine, among several other chemical compounds.
Since muscarinic receptors appear to be the physiologically most important control system for urinary bladder contraction, we have characterized the receptor subtype...
Function. Acetylcholine (ACh) is a neurotransmitter found extensively in the brain and the autonomic ganglia. Muscarinic receptors are used in the following roles...
1. Boll Soc Ital Biol Sper. 1986 Jan 31;62(1):67-73. The mechanism of action of physostigmine at muscarinic receptors of rat myocardium. Orsetti M.
Bethanechol is a parasympathomimetic choline carbamate that selectively stimulates muscarinic receptors without any effect on nicotinic receptors. Unlike...