GLUTAMATE RECEPTOR

The receptors that bind and respond to the excitatory neurotransmitter glutamate. Receptors are found on the surface of most neurons. 2 main divisions ionotropic (3 classes) and metabotropic (several classes).

GLUTAMATE RECEPTOR: "Glutamate receptors are of 2 types."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GLUTAMATE RECEPTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/glutamate-receptor/ (accessed September 27, 2020).
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