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The Receptors

A Comprehensive Treatise


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Published by Plenum Pub Corp .
Written in English

Edition Notes

ContributionsR. D. Obrien (Editor), Palmer Taylor (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10322832M
ISBN 100306401002
ISBN 109780306401008

  Cell-surface receptors, also known as transmembrane receptors, are cell surface, membrane-anchored, or integral proteins that bind to external ligand molecules. This type of receptor spans the plasma membrane and performs signal transduction, converting an extracellular signal into an intracellular signal.

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"Receptors" by Richard M. Restak, M.D., with a section for further readings, is an excellent text about the then new brain research (), when both doctors and scientists were beginning to discover and disclose specific actions of the brain's neurotransmitters and the broad effects on the body.

Dr.5/5(6). The Receptors book Series, founded in the ’s, is a broad-based and well-respected series on all aspects of receptor neurophysiology.

The series presents published volumes that comprehensively review neural receptors for a specific hormone or neurotransmitter by invited leading specialists. The nicotinic receptor was purified about a decade before purification of other neurotransmitter receptors. The electric organ of Torpedo, consisting of stacks of electrocytes that have differentiated from tissue of embryonic origin common to that of skeletal muscle, is a rich source of nicotinic receptors.

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For ionotropic glutamate receptors, the agonist-binding sites and associated ion channels are incorporated into the same macromolecular complex. Agonists increase the probability that the channel will open, and the three classes of ionotropic receptor originally were named after reasonably selective agonists: N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA), α-aminohydroxymethylisoxazole propionic acid Cited by: 2.

Cell surface receptors (membrane receptors, transmembrane receptors) are receptors that are embedded in the plasma membrane of act in cell signaling by receiving (binding to) extracellular are specialized integral membrane proteins that allow communication between the cell and the extracellular extracellular molecules may be hormones, neurotransmitters.

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; Squire ). Cells' receptors are very specialized and there are in fact hundreds of different types of receptors. Most respond to chemical substances such as hormones, drugs or allergens, while some even respond to pressure or light (your body produces vitamin D, the "sunshine hormone," when sunlight hits your skin).

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The advance in the study of receptors in general enables investigators to explore the mechanism of action of psychotropic drugs and to minimize their side effects. It will lead to the study of molecular events and an understanding of the nature and cause of.

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