receptors


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receptors

Sensory nerve endings that receive and transmit stimuli.
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development has brought about two things : (1) a series of functional connections among arcs which run from visual receptor to muscles of throat, and (2) a series of already earlier connected arcs which run from the same receptor to the bodily muscles....
Multiple neurotransmitters of the central nervous system (CNS) act through the activation of a huge variety of different receptors expressed on neurons and glial cells to modulate various aspects of human and animal behavior.
Synthetic Receptors for Biomolecules: Design Principles and Applications
Platelets receptors are instrumental in platelet-platelet aggregation and interaction of platelets with leukocytes, endothelial cells and coagulation factors.
"It's starting to look like many pain receptors are linked to the itch system.
Estrogen affects various organs by entering cells and attaching to receptors inside them.
Proteins, called receptors, sit on the surface of neurons and control whether the cells send messages or not.
* Discuss with students what they know about the brain chemical dopamine: it is a neurotransmitter that causes feelings of pleasure when it binds with dopamine receptors in the brain.
Apoptotic pathway activation from mitochondria and death receptors without caspase-3 cleavage in failing human myocardium: fragile balance of myocyte survival?
For some time now, researchers have known that people who are addicted to alcohol, cocaine, and other drugs tend to have a lower-than-average number of D2 receptors in their brains.
receptor blocking agents", which block lymphotoxin-.beta.

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