Strategy in Receptor Binding Studies

  • N. J. M. Birdsall
  • E. C. Hulme
Part of the Methodological Surveys in Biochemistry and Analysis book series (MSBA, volume 13)


In receptor binding studies, it is important to understand the scope and limitations of both the technique and the results obtained by its application. This article considers some of the methods for optimization of the binding assay technique, for visualization and analysis of binding data, and for investigation of the complexities of the binding of ligands to receptors.


Specific Binding Receptor Site Competition Experiment Binding Data Membrane Fragment 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. J. M. Birdsall
    • 1
  • E. C. Hulme
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Molecular PharmacologyNational Institute for Medical ResearchMill Hill, LondonUK

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