Receptor databases and computational websites for ligand binding.

  title={Receptor databases and computational websites for ligand binding.},
  author={Brinda K Rana and Philip E. Bourne and Paul A. Insel},
  journal={Methods in molecular biology},
Ligand binding to receptors is a key step in the regulation of cellular function by neurotransmitters, hormones, and many drugs. Not surprisingly then, genome projects have found that families of receptor genes form the largest groups of functional genes in mammalian genomes. A large body of experimental data have thus been generated on receptor-ligand interactions, and in turn, numerous computational tools for the in silico prediction of receptor-ligand interactions have been developed… 
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