Gene Symbol: chrnb1
Description: cholinergic receptor, nicotinic, beta 1 (muscle)
Alias: acetylcholine receptor subunit beta, AChR beta1b, acetylcholine receptor subunit beta 1, nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit beta 1b
Species: zebrafish

Top Publications

  1. Mongeon R, Walogorsky M, Urban J, Mandel G, Ono F, Brehm P. An acetylcholine receptor lacking both ? and ? subunits mediates transmission in zebrafish slow muscle synapses. J Gen Physiol. 2011;138:353-66 pubmed publisher
    ..The unique functional features offered by the ?(2)??(2) receptor likely play a central role in mediating the persistent contractions characteristic to this muscle type. ..
  2. Papke R, Ono F, Stokes C, Urban J, Boyd R. The nicotinic acetylcholine receptors of zebrafish and an evaluation of pharmacological tools used for their study. Biochem Pharmacol. 2012;84:352-65 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data therefore indicate that while some pharmacological tools used in zebrafish may function as expected, others will not. ..
  3. Ahmed K, Ali D. Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) at zebrafish red and white muscle show different properties during development. Dev Neurobiol. 2016;76:916-36 pubmed publisher
    ..2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Develop Neurobiol 76: 916-936, 2016. ..

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