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    Receptor subtypes for ACh and NE

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    List the receptor subtypes for ACh and NE, and indicate the major sites where each type is found.

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    Here's an overview fact to remember: most sympathetic postganglionic neurons are adrenergic. Other autonomic neurons and somatic motor neurons are cholinergic.

    There are two types of cholinergic receptors.
    ACh (acetylcholine) receptor subtypes: nicotinic and muscarinic

    Nicotinic Receptors: found on dendrites and cell bodies of both sympathetic and parasympathetic postganglion neurons.
    -- Somatic motor neurons ...

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    Receptor subtypes for ACh and NE and locations are identified.

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