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Receptors, Formyl Peptide

"Receptors, Formyl Peptide" 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.

A family of G-protein-coupled receptors that was originally identified by its ability to bind N-formyl peptides such as N-FORMYLMETHIONINE LEUCYL-PHENYLALANINE. Since N-formyl peptides are found in MITOCHONDRIA and BACTERIA, this class of receptors is believed to play a role in mediating cellular responses to cellular damage and bacterial invasion. However, non-formylated peptide ligands have also been found for this receptor class.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, Formyl Peptide" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Receptors, Formyl Peptide" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 82 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2015
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