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Voltage tunes mGlu5 receptor function, impacting synaptic transmission

  •  18 February 2024

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The mGlu5 receptor function is optimal at resting cell potential. Membrane depolarization stabilizes an inactive-like conformation of mGlu5 receptor and decreases agonist-induced Gq protein activation, Ca2+ release from intracellular stores and gating of NMDA and TRPC6 channels.

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