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  • noun Plural form of receptor.

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Examples

  • The chemical 'fit' of the molecules and the brain receptors is complex and highly specified.

    Creationism and Propaganda

  • The chemical "fit" of the molecules and the brain receptors is complex and highly specified.

    Creationism and Propaganda

  • Maybe from a study like this they will find the location for the pain receptors for her arthritis spots, and she won't have any pain!

    Placebo Effect Caught on MRI » E-Mail

  • Everything works like it did before, except one of the receptors is now variable, producing a population of immune cells with different receptors.

    Assessing Applegate's Attack

  • Maybe from a study like this they will find the location for the pain receptors for her arthritis spots, and she won't have any pain!

    Placebo Effect Caught on MRI

  • Everything works like it did before, except one of the receptors is now variable, producing a population of immune cells with different receptors.

    Assessing Applegate's Attack

  • IBS is caused by a polymorphism of the serotonin receptors lining the digestive tract, causing digestive dysfunction based on mood.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Adderall

  • Neuroscientists would frame it in terms of mu-opioid receptors, which is to say, the brain's bliss triggers.

    Mazda3 Really Moves the Needle (Not the Gas One)

  • IBS is caused by a polymorphism of the serotonin receptors lining the digestive tract, causing digestive dysfunction based on mood.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Adderall

  • Fruit flies 'ability to discern one sex from another may depend on the number of receptors on the surface of nerve cells, and the number of receptors is controlled by levels of a ubiquitous brain chemical, University of Illinois at Chicago researchers have found.

    January 3rd, 2007

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