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Sci. STKE, 22 March 2005
Vol. 2005, Issue 276, p. tr10
[DOI: 10.1126/stke.2762005tr10]

TEACHING RESOURCES

Structure of G Protein–Coupled Receptors and G Proteins

Ravi Iyengar*

Department of Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA.

Abstract: This Teaching Resource provides lecture notes and slides for a class covering the structure and function of G protein–coupled receptors and is part of the course "Cell Signaling Systems: A Course for Graduate Students." The lecture begins with a discussion of the crystal structure of rhodopsin and G protein subunits and then proceeds to describe the molecular mechanisms of receptor activation and the subsequent release of G proteins.

*Contact information. E-mail, ravi.iyengar{at}mssm.edu

Citation: R. Iyengar, Structure of G Protein–Coupled Receptors and G Proteins. Sci. STKE 2005, tr10 (2005).

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