Ch11Top10 - 7 Second messengers are certain molecules and...

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Ch11 Top 10 things to know: 1. Yeast first signal based reproducer 2. Cells communicate locally and long distance (Local: Paracrine + synaptic vs. hormonal) 3. Three stages: Reception, Transudation & Response 4. Signal molecules always bond to receptors which initiate response 5. Pathways relay signals from receptors, which initiate response 6. Protein phosphorylation is a major mechanism of transudation
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Unformatted text preview: 7. Second messengers are certain molecules and ions that are key components of signaling pathways (ex: cAMP) 8. Cells can regulate activities in response to certain signals 9. Elaborate pathways amplify response to signals 10. Specificity of cell signaling (cell differentiation)...
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This note was uploaded on 10/30/2009 for the course SI 0126 taught by Professor Gourney during the Spring '09 term at École Normale Supérieure.

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