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Receptors purinergic

receptors, purinergic

cell surface proteins that bind purines with high affinity and trigger intracellular changes which influence the behaviour of cells. The best characterised classes of purinergic receptors in mammals are the p1 receptors, which prefer adenosine, and the p2 receptors, which prefer aTP or aDP.


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