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By Helgi B. Schiöth, Karl J. V. Nordström, Robert Fredriksson (auth.), Simon Yona PhD, Martin Stacey DPhil (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1441979123

ISBN-13: 9781441979124

Upon of completion of the human genome undertaking over 800 G protein-coupled receptor 1 (GPCR) genes, subdivided into 5 different types, have been pointed out. those receptors experience a various array of stimuli, together with peptides, ions, lipid analogues, mild and odour, in a discriminating style. as a consequence, they transduce a sign from the ligand–receptor complicated into quite a few mobile responses. the significance of GPCRs is extra mirrored within the indisputable fact that they represent the most typical goal for healing medicinal drugs throughout a 2 wide variety of human problems. Phylogenetic research of GPCRs produced the GRAFS type process, which subdivides GPCRs into 5 discrete households: glutamate, rhodopsin, adhesion, frizzled/taste2 and secretin receptors. The adhesion-GPCR family members 2 will be additional subdivided into 8 teams. the sphere of adhesion-GPCR biology has certainly develop into sufficiently big to require a quantity committed exclusively to this box. The individuals to this ebook have made a brave attempt to handle the major ideas of adhesion-GPCR biology, together with the evolution and biochemistry of adhesion-GPCRs; there are broad discussions at the sensible nature of those receptors in the course of improvement, the immune reaction and tumourgenesis. ultimately, there are chapters devoted to adhesion-GPCR signalling, a space of extreme investigation.

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18. Chung DA, Wade SM, Fowler CB et al. Mutagenesis and peptide analysis of the DRY motif in the alpha2A adrenergic receptor: evidence for alternate mechanisms in G protein-coupled receptors. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2002; 293(4):1233-1241. 19. Palczewski K, Kumasaka T, Hori T et al. Crystal structure of rhodopsin: A G protein-coupled receptor. Science 2000; 289(5480):739-745. ORYLQV - )UHGULNVVRQ 5 HW DO +LJK DI¿QLW\ DJRQLVWLF PHWDO LRQ ELQGLQJ VLWHV ZLWKLQ WKH melanocortin 4 receptor illustrate conformational change of transmembrane region 3.

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