Dictionary » R » Receptors pituitary hormone

Receptors pituitary hormone

receptors, pituitary hormone

cell surface proteins that bind pituitary hormones with high affinity and trigger intracellular changes influencing the behaviour of cells. Since many pituitary hormones are also released by neurons as neurotransmitters, these receptors are also found in the nervous system.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 775 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link