Receptor-regulated calcium entry.

A wide variety of hormones and neurotransmitters activate cellular responses by mobilizing cellular Ca2+. In general, this Ca2+ mobilization response is comprised of a release of Ca2+ from intracellular stores, as well as increased entry of Ca2+ into the cytoplasm from the extracellular space. The mechanism for release of intracellular Ca2+ results from the… CONTINUE READING