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Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Signaling in Neuroprotection | SpringerLink

Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Signaling in Neuroprotection | SpringerLink

This open access book presents the roles and mechanisms of signal transduction triggered by nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) stimulation in neuroprotection against toxic effects of risk factors of neurodegenerative diseases. Accumulating evidence suggests that nAChRs in the CNS play important roles not only in excitatory neurotransmission but also in neuronal survival and related functions. Neuroprotection mediated by nAChRs in...

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