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Post by kocho » Wed Nov 29, 2006 6:35 am

You have been given a cell line that responds to adrenalin by secreting glucose. However, the cells continue to respond for prolonged periods, much beyond their normal responding period. Describe cell signaling mechanisms in response to adrenalin and what may explain the excessive response in the cell line you have been given. How would you test your explanation?

Can someone plz help me out with this.


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Post by MrMistery » Wed Nov 29, 2006 11:51 am

check out G-proteins and cAMP. a faulty phosphodiesterase might cause this kind of problem if you ask me..
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