Card Set Information
Loren's DAT 11
Signal Transduction pathway
process which a signal on cell's surface is converted to a specific cellular response
Local signaling, one cell discharges molecules into the extracellular fluid around it.
local signaling...nerve cell releases into the synapse (right by)
Long distance...hormone travels in bloodstream to target cells..all over body.
the cell's detection of a signaling molecule coming from outside the cell.
the binding of the signaling molecule changes the receptor protein, this changes the signal to a form that can bring a cell response
a specific cellular response for to a cell signal
molecule that binds to another molecule, used in signaling
name for enzyme that transfers phosphate groups from ATP to a protein
enzymes that can rapidly remove phosphate groups from proteins