Guide to Receptors and Channels (GRAC), 5th edition

Br J Pharmacol. 2011 Nov;164 Suppl 1(Suppl 1):S1-324. doi: 10.1111/j.1476-5381.2011.01649_1.x.


The Fifth Edition of the 'Guide to Receptors and Channels' is a compilation of the major pharmacological targets divided into seven sections: G protein-coupled receptors, ligand-gated ion channels, ion channels, catalytic receptors, nuclear receptors, transporters and enzymes. These are presented with nomenclature guidance and summary information on the best available pharmacological tools, alongside suggestions for further reading. Available alongside this publication is a portal at which is produced in close association with NC-IUPHAR and allows free online access to the information presented in the Fifth Edition.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Humans
  • Ion Channels*
  • Receptors, Cell Surface*
  • Receptors, Cytoplasmic and Nuclear*


  • Ion Channels
  • Receptors, Cell Surface
  • Receptors, Cytoplasmic and Nuclear