After binding acetylcholine, the ACHR responds by an extensive change in conformation that affects all subunits and leads to opening of an ion-conducting channel across the plasma membrane.
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Protein Aliases: acetylcholine receptor, nicotinic, alpha 2 (neuronal); cholinergic receptor, nicotinic alpha 2; cholinergic receptor, nicotinic, alpha 2 (neuronal); cholinergic receptor, nicotinic, alpha polypeptide 2 (neuronal); Neuronal acetylcholine receptor subunit alpha-2; nicotinic acetylcholine receptor
Gene Aliases: ACHR; Acra2; CHRNA2