intracellular signaling protein

intracellular signaling protein

[‚in·trə¦sel·yə·lər ′sig·nəl·iŋ ‚prō‚tēn]
(cell molecular)
One of a series of intracellular proteins that mediates a cell's response when an extracellular signal molecule binds to a receptor protein on the cell's surface, either by changing the cell's metabolism or shape, or movement, or gene expression.
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The articles report on the role an intracellular signaling protein, MyD88, plays in the development of liver and colon cancer in mice.
One specific intracellular signaling protein worth mentioning is the Ras protein group.
It is a fatty substance that covers and protects the neural tissues and carries messages, and is required for the functioning of several intracellular signaling proteins. Phosphatidylserine is an important chemical entity in the human body, and plays a vital role in memory functions.
GPCRs transmit extracellular signals into the cell by binding to and activating different intracellular signaling proteins, termed G proteins (G[alpha][beta][gamma], families Gi, Gs, Gq/11, G12/13) or arrestins [5].
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