KAINATE RECEPTOR

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."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "KAINATE RECEPTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/kainate-receptor/ (accessed November 23, 2017).
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