Voltage sparks a GPCR
Stanfield, Peter (2006) Voltage sparks a GPCR. Nature, 8 (12). pp. 1323-1325. ISSN 1465-7392Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncb1206-1323
The response of some G-protein coupled receptors (GPRCs) is affected by the voltage across the membrane in which they sit. A study now shows that gating currents, similar to those of ion channels, are associated with this alteration in GPRC activity. The currents depend on structural elements of the receptor that functionally couple to G proteins.
|Item Type:||Journal Item|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Nature|
|Publisher:||NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP|
|Number of Pages:||4|
|Page Range:||pp. 1323-1325|
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