Published Online: 24 OCT 2002
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Holland, K. A. and Holland, I. B. 2002. Transmembrane Signalling. eLS. .
- Published Online: 24 OCT 2002
Surface protein receptors detect a wide variety of different external signal molecules, inducing a resulting change in the cytoplasmic domain of a receptor, which activates an associated response regulator to transcribe a specific gene. In this way, the cell responds appropriately and uniquely to specific signals.
- response regulator;
- second messenger;