Please wait ...

Details for receptor: Gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor B

EndoNet ID: ENR01300

To link to the content of EndoNet use the EndoNet ID that is given on the detail pages in the format ENX0000, where X is a place holder for the type of the component (e. g. R for receptor or C for anatomical structure).
As URL for the linking append this ID to the detail page for this type of component.
For an hormone that would be:

It is also possible to use the search of EndoNet to link to the right detail page. The URL should look like
If the search pattern is unambigious the user is directed to the corresponding detail page.


  • Gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor B

General information

  • acts through G proteins to regulate potassium and calcium channels [1]
  • stimulate the opening of K+ channels which is hyperpolarising the neuron [2]
  • GABAB receptors can also reduce the activity of adenylyl cyclase and decrease the cell’s conductance to Ca2+ [2]

Links to other resources

Subunit information



Binding hormones

  • GABA

Anatomical structures with this receptor

  • central_nerve_system_element