Day 187 (8p11.21-8q11.21): a nicotinic receptor

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Day 187 has 18 protein-coding genes (browser view) including CHRNB3 (Neuronal acetylcholine receptor subunit beta-3).

This gene encodes part of a nACHr, whose natural job in the brain is to respond to a neurotransmitter, but which can also be turned on by nicotine.

Click here to see all 8537567 letters of Day 187 with CHRNB3

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