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AMPA receptor

 

Definition: a type of glutamate receptor that participates in excitatory neurotransmission and also binds a-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazole propionic acid and acts as a cation channel.

Synonym(s): quisqualate receptor

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