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Receptors, Purinergic

"Receptors, Purinergic" 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 PURINES with high affinity and trigger intracellular changes which influence the behavior of cells. The best characterized classes of purinergic receptors in mammals are the P1 receptors, which prefer ADENOSINE, and the P2 receptors, which prefer ATP or ADP.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, Purinergic" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Receptors, Purinergic" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 47 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2011
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.