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Unformatted text preview: 8. Define the term second messenger. Briefly describe the role of these molecules in signaling pathways. 9. Describe how cyclic AMP is formed and how it propagates signal information in target cells. 10. Describe how signal amplification is accomplished in target cells. Key Words adenylyl cyclase cyclic AMP (cAMP) G protein G-protein-linked receptor ligand protein kinase protein phosphatase reception receptor tyrosine kinase response second messenger signal transduction pathway transduction...
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This note was uploaded on 08/05/2009 for the course BILD 1 taught by Professor Boulanger during the Fall '08 term at UCSD.
- Fall '08
- Cell Signaling