"Receptors, Cell Surface" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Cell surface proteins that bind signalling molecules external to the cell with high affinity and convert this extracellular event into one or more intracellular signals that alter the behavior of the target cell (From Alberts, Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2nd ed, pp693-5). Cell surface receptors, unlike enzymes, do not chemically alter their ligands.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Receptors, Cell Surface".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Receptors, Cell Surface".
- Receptors, Cell Surface
- Asialoglycoprotein Receptor
- CD36 Antigens
- Cysteine Loop Ligand-Gated Ion Channel Receptors
- Endothelial Protein C Receptor
- Folate Receptors, GPI-Anchored
- Junctional Adhesion Molecule A
- Methyl-Accepting Chemotaxis Proteins
- Netrin Receptors
- Nogo Receptors
- Patched Receptors
- Receptor for Advanced Glycation End Products
- Receptor Protein-Tyrosine Kinases
- Receptors, Adipokine
- Receptors, Artificial
- Receptors, Autocrine Motility Factor
- Receptors, Biogenic Amine
- Receptors, Collagen
- Receptors, Death Domain
- Receptors, G-Protein-Coupled
- Receptors, Guanylate Cyclase-Coupled
- Receptors, Immunologic
- Receptors, Lipoprotein
- Receptors, N-Acetylglucosamine
- Receptors, Neurotransmitter
- Receptors, Notch
- Receptors, Peptide
- Receptors, Phospholipase A2
- Receptors, Proteinase-Activated
- Receptors, Transferrin
- Receptors, Urokinase Plasminogen Activator
- Receptors, Virus
- Receptors, Wnt
- Zona Pellucida Glycoproteins
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