My Dog is Broken.pdf - Part 1 1 First messenger that starts signal transduction in smooth muscle cell Nitric oxide 2 Likely second messenger cGMP and

My Dog is Broken.pdf - Part 1 1 First messenger that starts...

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Part 1 1. First messenger that starts signal transduction in smooth muscle cell: Nitric oxide 2. Likely second messenger: cGMP and Ca2+ 3. Cellular response: dilation/relaxation of blood vessels to penis causing erection/muscular relaxation 4. Arrows become bigger to indicate signal amplification, positive feedback 5. Receptor that starts cell signalling pathway (NO) is intracellular because NO enters cell and activates Guanylyl cyclase Part 2 1. Ginseng increases the conversion of arginine to nitric oxide, hence increasing the
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