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What is the function of the receptor subtypes?

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


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


How many receptors subtypes does seretonin have?

7 major receptor classes and 15 different receptor subtypes