"Second Messenger Systems" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Systems in which an intracellular signal is generated in response to an intercellular primary messenger such as a hormone or neurotransmitter. They are intermediate signals in cellular processes such as metabolism, secretion, contraction, phototransduction, and cell growth. Examples of second messenger systems are the adenyl cyclase-cyclic AMP system, the phosphatidylinositol diphosphate-inositol triphosphate system, and the cyclic GMP system.
|Second Messenger Systems
- Second Messenger Systems
- Second Messenger System
- System, Second Messenger
- Systems, Second Messenger
- Intracellular Second Messengers
- Intracellular Second Messenger
- Messengers, Intracellular Second
- Second Messenger, Intracellular
- Second Messengers, Intracellular
- Second Messengers
- Messenger, Second
- Messengers, Second
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