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Receptor Subunits and Complexes

Edited By: A Burgen and EA Barnard

468 pages, Figs, tabs

Cambridge University Press

Hardback | Jun 1992 | #30716 | ISBN: 0521366127
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This book reviews the variety and specificity of receptors, including those for neurotransmitters, hormones, growth factors, oncogenes and antigens.

' ! a genuine attempt to cover all of the major receptor groups' Febs Letters.


Contributors; 1. Introduction Arnold Burgen; 2. Folding and assembly of multi-subunit proteins Nicholas C. Price; 3. Allosteric proteins L. N. Johnson; 4. Subunits of signal-transducing receptors: types, analysis and reconstitution Eric A. Barnard; 5. The nicotinic acetylcholine receptor: towards the structure-function relationship Alfred Maelicke; 6. Subunits of GABAA, glycine 5-HT3 and glutamate receptors Eric A. Barnard; 7. The family of adrenergic and structurally related G protein-coupled receptors Brian F. O'Dowd; 8. Structure and function of G proteins R. Tyler Miller and Henry R. Bourne; 9. Muscarinic acetylcholine receptors Michael Schimerlik; 10. The insulin receptor Kenneth Siddle; 11. The ligand-dependent superfamily of transcriptional regulators Christopher K. Glass; 12. The nerve growth factor receptors Ronald D. Vale; 13. Oncogenes and their relation to growth regulating receptors Michael J. Fry; 14. Structure and function of the T-cell antigen receptor Juan S. Bonifacino; Index.

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