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Structure and Function of G Protein Coupled Receptors
The G protein coupled receptors (GPC-Rs) comprise a large superfamily of genes encoding numerous receptors which all show common structural features, e.g., seven putative membrane spanning domains.Expand
Human insulin receptor and its relationship to the tyrosine kinase family of oncogenes
We have deduced the entire 1,370-amino-acid sequence of the human insulin receptor precursor from a single complementary DNA clone. The precursor starts with a 27-amino-acid signal sequence, followedExpand
Sequence and functional expression of the GABAA receptor shows a ligand-gated receptor super-family
Amino-acid sequences derived from complementary DMAs encoding the α- and β-subunits of the GAB A/ benzo diazepine receptor from bovine brain show homology with other ligand-gated receptor subunits,Expand
Distinct primary structures, ligand‐binding properties and tissue‐specific expression of four human muscarinic acetylcholine receptors.
To investigate the molecular basis for the diversity in muscarinic cholinergic function, we have isolated the genes encoding the human M1 and M2 muscarinic receptors (mAChR) as well as two previouslyExpand
CALCIUM CHANNEL DIVERSITY AND NEUROTRANSMITTER RELEASE : THE OMEGA -CONOTOXINS AND OMEGA -AGATOXINS
The level of intracellular Ca regulates many cellular processes, including neurotransmitter and hormone secretion, the activity of ion channels and enzymes, cytoskeletal function, cell proliferation,Expand
Differential regulation of PI hydrolysis and adenylyl cyclase by muscarinic receptor subtypes
Muscarinic acetylcholine receptors (mAChRs), like many other neurotransmitter and hormone receptors, transduce agonist signals by activating G proteins to regulate ion channel activity and theExpand
Antagonists of neuronal calcium channels: structure, function, and therapeutic implications.
This article reviews the structural and functional diversity of neuronal calcium channels and the therapeutic potential of antagonizing such channels. Through spatial and temporal control ofExpand
Characterization of corticotropin receptors on adrenocortical cells.
The binding of corticotropin (ACTH) to receptors on isolated rat adrenocortical cells was investigated with the aid of [[125I]ITyr23, Phe2, Nle4]ACTH-(1-38) (125I-ACTH analog) which retained fullExpand
An M2 muscarinic receptor subtype coupled to both adenylyl cyclase and phosphoinositide turnover.
To investigate whether a particular receptor subtype can be coupled to multiple effector systems, recombinant M2 muscarinic receptors were expressed in cells lacking endogenous receptor. TheExpand
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