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Mammalian Muscle Acetylcholine Receptor: A Supramolecular Structure Formed by Four Related Proteins

Conti-Tronconi, Bianca M. and Gotti, Cecilia M. and Hunkapiller, Michael W. and Raftery, Michael A. (1982) Mammalian Muscle Acetylcholine Receptor: A Supramolecular Structure Formed by Four Related Proteins. Science, 218 (4578). pp. 1227-1229. ISSN 0036-8075. doi:10.1126/science.7146904.

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The nicotinic acetylcholine receptor has been purified from fetal calf muscle. Amino terminal amino acid sequence data indicate that the mammalian receptor is formed from closely related but distinct subunits. A cytoskeletal component, actin, may be associated with the receptor.

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Additional Information:© 1982 American Association for the Advancement of Science. Received 24 May 1982; revised 24 September 1982. This research was supported by USPHS NS-10294 and GM-06965 and by grants from the Muscular Dystrophy Association of America, the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation (Los Angeles Chapter), the Pew Charitable Trust, and the Weingart Foundation. We thank John Racs and Laurie Jutzi for technical assistance.
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U. S. Public Health Service (USPHS)NS-10294
U. S. Public Health Service (USPHS)GM-06965
Muscular Dystrophy Association of AmericaUNSPECIFIED
Myasthenia Gravis FoundationUNSPECIFIED
Pew Charitable TrustUNSPECIFIED
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Official Citation:Mammalian muscle acetylcholine receptor: a supramolecular structure formed by four related proteins BM Conti-Tronconi, CM Gotti, MW Hunkapiller, and MA Raftery Science 17 December 1982: 218 (4578), 1227-1229. [DOI:10.1126/science.7146904]
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