GLUTAMATE RECEPTOR By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 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." Related Psychology Terms GLUTAMATE HYPOTHESIS AMPA RECEPTOR INETABOTROPIC RECEPTOR GLUTAMATE NMDA RECEPTOR GABA,, RECEPTOR GLUTAMINERGIC NEURORECEPTOR NOREPINEPHRINE RECEPTOR DOPAMINE-RECEPTOR AGONISTS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GLUTAMATE RECEPTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/glutamate-receptor/ (accessed September 27, 2020).