What is KAINATE RECEPTOR?

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It is coupled to a ligand-gated ion channel, which opens when the receptor is activated and is a type of glutamate receptor that binds kainic acid as well as glutamate

KAINATE RECEPTOR: "Kainate Receptor binds kainic acid as well as glutamate."

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