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Unformatted text preview: mimic/augments normal response Steric and allosteric mechanisms possible Antagonist: Chemical which binds to receptor Binding does not result in response Competes with normal ligand Steric and allosteric mechanisms possible E.g. agonist/antagonist: Beta- endorphin (endogenous opiate) binds to mu opiate receptors… From the receptor mediator protein, secondary messengers and signals are activated. Cascade Altered ion transport will change the action potential Metabolic enzyme expression will change the metabolic rate. Mec...
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