What is INETABOTROPIC RECEPTOR?

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The name of a neurotransmitter receptor that does not contain an ion channel but may use a G protein to open a nearby ion channel. See glutamate receptor. Compare ionotropic receptor.

INETABOTROPIC RECEPTOR: "The inetabotropic receptor does not have an ion channel."

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