Intracellular signalling

R. Andres Floto

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

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Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780199204854
Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199570973 | DOI:

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Intracellular signalling

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This section outlines the general principles of intracellular signalling. Focusing on cell surface receptors, the requirements for effective transmission of information across the plasma membrane are outlined. The principal mechanisms utilized in mammalian signal transduction are described. For each, the pathological consequences of aberrant signalling and means by which pathways can be pharmacologically targeted are described in molecular terms....

Chapter.  4871 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Medicine

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