Give us Feedback!
Set the category for this topic
Arts & Culture
Biology & Nature
Business & Companies
Food & Drink
Geography & Travel
Health & Medicine
History & Events
Religion & Philosophy
Society & Politics
Technology & Computing
Transportation & Vehicles
- Created 2012-03-19
occurs when an extracellular signaling molecule activates a
cell surface receptor
. In turn, this receptor alters intracellular molecules creating a response. There are two stages in this process:
1. A signaling molecule activates a specific receptor protein on the cell membrane.
2. A second messenger transmits the signal into the cell, eliciting a physiological response.
In either step, the signal can be amplified. Thus, one signalling molecule can cause many responses. A signal transduction functions much like a switch.
from Wikipedia (last updated: 19 May), licensed under
What do you know about this topic?
Please make sure to only add personal information and experiences about this topic that complements the article above. Comments or opinions should be posted at the bottom of the page by clicking
. Thanks alot for contributing!
...or create an Experience Page
Currently no applications. Add an application using the contribute box to the right.
Let People Vote
Ask a Question
Netpath - A curated resource of signal transduction pathways in humans
Signal Transduction - The Virtual Library of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
''Science'''s STKE - Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment
UCSD-Nature Signaling Gateway
A Cell Based Immunocytochemical Assay For Monitoring Kinase Signaling Pathways And Drug Efficacy (PDF)
Signaling PAthway Database
Cell cycle - Homo sapiens (human)
http://pid.nci.nih.gov/ Pathway Interaction Database
G protein-coupled receptor
Two-component regulatory system
Add new image
Add image by copy and paste a link:
Add external link
Links to external pages
Add related topic
Links to related topics
Copyright 2011 © Empedia.com BETA
Forgot your password?