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1

What is the function of the receptor subtypes?

Neurotransmitters and drugs can bind to different subtypes to produce different effects

2

What are characteristics of receptor subtypes?

are different in Amino Acid sequence
can have different signal transduction systems

drugs and neurotransmityters will have different affinty for receptor subtypes

3

How many receptors subtypes does seretonin have?

7 major receptor classes and 15 different receptor subtypes