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G protein
Odor, Taste, and Light Receptors in Unusual Locations
Sandeep Ravindran | Aug 31, 2016 | 2 min read
From the gut and airways to the blood, muscle, and skin, diverse sensory receptors are doing unconventional things.
Discoverer of G Proteins Dies
Kerry Grens | Dec 29, 2015 | 1 min read
Nobel laureate Alfred Gilman has passed away at age 74.
New Immunity
Kerry Grens | Jun 1, 2015 | 2 min read
A scaffolding protein forms the hub of a newly identified immune pathway in plants.
Taste in the Mouth, Gut, and Airways
Thomas E. Finger and Sue C. Kinnamon | Dec 1, 2011 | 1 min read
The tongue may be the epicenter of taste sensation, but taste receptors are scattered throughout the digestive and respiratory tracts.
Matters of Taste
Thomas E. Finger and Sue C. Kinnamon | Dec 1, 2011 | 10 min read
Compounds we perceive as sweet or bitter in the mouth trigger similar receptors and signaling pathways elsewhere in the body, helping to regulate digestion, respiration, and other systems.
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