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  • n. Alternative spelling of G protein.


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  • Stanton MC, Delaney D, Zderic SA, Moreland RS: Partial bladder outlet obstruction abolishes the receptor and G-protein dependent increase in calcium sensitivity in rabbit bladder smooth muscle.

    Publications of the Urology Division

  • When virtually everything except apparently insects on this planet gets a whiff, the scent molecules travel up the nose and attaches onto a G-protein coupled odorant receptor on the cell surface, starting of a chain reaction that ultimately sends information to the brain.

    Material World: Insect nose not of this world

  • Although there were varied proposals as to what kind of molecules might interact with odorants, there was compelling evidence that olfactory transduction involved G-protein induced increases in cAMP.

    Linda B. Buck - Autobiography

  • The G-protein that links receptor and effector is the common element that unites a whole battery of senses.

    Evolution of sensory signaling - The Panda's Thumb

  • What that means is that the sensory stimulus is received by a receptor molecule specific for that stimulus, which then actives a G-protein on the intracellular side of the cell membrane, which in turn activates an effector enzyme that modifies the concentration of second messenger molecules in the cell.

    Evolution of sensory signaling - The Panda's Thumb

  • After first referring to the Wnt signalling pathway and G-protein control of cellular calcium, Dr. Miller concludes, "Just look at the details, and you'll immediately abandon all thoughts that biological systems were designed with any intelligence whatsoever."

    Archive 2005-05-01

  • It was assumed G-protein signaling would similarly amplify signals in other systems.

    Converting Odors into Brain Signals | Impact Lab

  • An example is a large class of proteins, the G-protein receptors, that can be seen from their sequences to be associated with cell membranes, but whose functions turn out to include color vision, olfaction, immune response, blood clotting, and the reproductive cycle.

    Science & 'The Demon-Haunted World': An Exchange

  • In mutated cells, however, no response was evoked, because the cells lacked the G-protein.

    Physiology or Medicine 1994 - Press Release

  • The function could be restored by G-protein derived from another tissue such as brain.

    Physiology or Medicine 1994 - Press Release


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