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Receptors, Cell Surface

"Receptors, Cell Surface" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Cell surface proteins that bind signalling molecules external to the cell with high affinity and convert this extracellular event into one or more intracellular signals that alter the behavior of the target cell (From Alberts, Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2nd ed, pp693-5). Cell surface receptors, unlike enzymes, do not chemically alter their ligands.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, Cell Surface" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Receptors, Cell Surface" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1866 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 119 publications in 2002
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