receptor activity

Combining with an extracellular or intracellular messenger to initiate a change in cell activity. [GOC:ceb, ISBN:0198506732]
National Institutes of Health

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2006
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2006
The androgen receptor (AR) is essential for the growth of prostate cancer cells. Here, we report that tyrosine phosphorylation of… (More)
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2004
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2004
The vanilloid receptor-1 (TRPV1) plays a key role in the perception of peripheral thermal and inflammatory pain. TRPV1 expression… (More)
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2004
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2004
Calcitonin, calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), adrenomedullin (ADM), and amylin belong to a unique group of peptide hormones… (More)
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2002
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2002
Transforming growth factor (TGF)-beta stimulation leads to phosphorylation and activation of Smad2 and Smad3, which form… (More)
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2001
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2001
The tryptophan metabolite kynurenic acid (KYNA) has long been recognized as an NMDA receptor antagonist. Here, interactions… (More)
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2001
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2001
The capsaicin (vanilloid) receptor, VR1, is a sensory neuron-specific ion channel that serves as a polymodal detector of pain… (More)
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1999
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1999
Endocytosis of the Flaviviridae viruses, hepatitis C virus, GB virus C/hepatitis G virus, and bovine viral diarrheal virus (BVDV… (More)
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1998
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1998
The peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-γ (PPARγ) is a transcription factor that has a pivotal role in adipocyte… (More)
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1995
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1995
We have investigated the functional relationships among three loci that are required for multiple alternative cell fate decisions… (More)
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1992
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1992
Expression of the macrophage mannose receptor is inhibited by interferon gamma (IFN-gamma), a T helper type 1 (Th-1)-derived… (More)
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