Prob+2 - regulation or modulation of the transduction...

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1 Problem Set #2 – Answers to Problems not discussed on Friday 4. It is likely acting as a receptor antagonist (probably a competitive inhibitor). It binds to the receptor, but does not activate the pathway leading to muscle contraction 5. There are more steps in the described pathway. This allows for more points of
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Unformatted text preview: regulation or modulation of the transduction pathway. If you make the assumption that the free subunit can activate more than one Ca 2+ channel, then there could be some signal amplification, too. I suppose you could get some amplification just by letting multiple calcium ions into the cytosol, too....
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2010 for the course BC BC367 taught by Professor Millard during the Spring '10 term at Colby.

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