Discuss how an understanding of the structure and function of nicotinic acetylcholine is being used in the discovery of novel drugs

* demonstration of the current knowledge of the structure of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor.
* current understanding of the mechanism of its action.
* focus on the development drugs to fight addictions such as smoking.
use illustrations whenever possiblesuch as providing a diagram of the 3D structure of the protein.
* inclusion of references to the relevant scientific literature