Definitions for "Receptors"
Specialized structures, often on the surface of cells, that recognize molecules for signaling or for transporting into the cell.
In neurons, specialized protein molecules on the postsynaptic membrane that neurotransmitters bind to after passing across the synaptic cleft. go to glossary index
tiny structures on or within cells that allow hormones, germs and chemicals to bind and trigger changes within the cell.
a prerequisite of the "classic" hallucinogenic effects exerted by tryptamine psychedelics such as LSD and phenethylamine psychedelics like DOM
a substrate for palmitoylation by GODZ
a critical step in the transmission of photic information to the SCN
a susceptibility locus for generalized epilepsies
a function of the DA receptor subtype activated, its site of location on pre- and/or postsynaptic elements and the type of neuron
Living organisms such as bacteria, algae, worms, or plants that can receive and absorb hazardous substances.
An ecosystem, or part of an ecosystem of interest that is potentially impacted by pollutant concentrations or atmospheric deposition. Receptors under the Convention are also materials.
Keywords:  insulin, see
See insulin receptors
Keywords:  ion, channel
an ion channel