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Scientific Background on the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2012

  title={Scientific Background on the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2012},
  author={Hideki Yukawa},
  • Hideki Yukawa
  • Published 2013
  • THE ROYAL SWEDISH ACADEMY OF SCIENCES has as its aim to promote the sciences and strengthen their influence in society. G-protein–coupled receptors (GPCRs) form a remarkable modular system that allows transmission of a wide variety of signals over the cell membrane, between cells and over long distances in the body. Today, we understand the molecular mechanism of how these receptors work in intricate detail, in large part because of the studies by Kobilka and Lefkowitz. 
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