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Receptors ccr5

receptors, ccr5

Seven-transmembrane g-protein-coupled receptors for beta-chemokines. They also function as fusion cofactors for macrophage-tropic hIV-1 strains.

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The Fiber Disease

... genetically modified the worm C. elegans to make human proteins called receptors in these nerves: the modified worms detect and avoid human signalling ... the somatostatin receptor (Sstr2) and the chemokine receptor 5 (CCR5) in the nerves that respond to environmental cues. Somatostatin is a ...

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