Regulation of the Responsiveness of Adenylate Cyclase to Catecholamines

  • John P. Perkins
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 44)


Cells possess within the plasma membrane a variety of proteins involved in the reception, transduction and amplification of extra-cellular signals. Neurotransmitters and many hormones serve as intercellular signal molecules that alter target cell function upon interaction with cell surface, structure-specific receptors. Beta adrenergic receptors (BAR) can be included in this class of plasma membrane proteins that mediate transmembrane processes.


Adenylate Cyclase Cholera Toxin Adenylate Cyclase Activity Astrocytoma Cell Guanine Nucleotide Binding Protein 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John P. Perkins
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  1. 1.Department of PharmacologyUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel HillUSA

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