G protein-coupled receptors Current Affairs, GK & News

2012 Chemistry Nobel for Lefkowitz, Kobilka

US scientists Robert Lefkowitz and Brian Kobilka win the 2012 Nobel Prize in chemistry for studies of an important family of protein receptors, called G-protein-coupled receptors. What are G-protein-coupled receptors? It is an important family of receptors found in human body cells which allow the cell to sense and respond to outside chemical signals like ..