INETABOTROPIC RECEPTOR

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."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "INETABOTROPIC RECEPTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/inetabotropic-receptor/ (accessed June 26, 2017).
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