Binding Ligands to Receptors: Additional Comments

  • Alexander Levitzki
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 72)


Radioligand receptor assays enable the investigators to study directly the number of receptors in a tissue and the type of binding displayed by different ligands. In this chapter we shall address mainly the question what can we learn about receptors and their mode of action from ligand binding studies.


Nicotinic Receptor Binding Experiment Radioligand Binding Assay High Affinity Binding Site Negative Cooperativity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Levitzki
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  1. 1.Department of Biological ChemistryThe Hebrew University of JerusalemJerusalemIsrael

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