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Sci. STKE, 26 April 2005
[DOI: 10.1126/stke.2812005tr13]

G Protein Effectors
(PowerPoint Slides)

Maria Diverse-Pierluissi*

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


*Contact information. E-mail, maria.diverse{at}


Slides are provided for a class covering two aspects G protein-mediated signaling and are part of the course “Cell Signaling Systems: A Course for Graduate Students.” The two topics are regulation of receptor-G protein coupling and G protein effectors. The regulators that control the duration of cell signaling include RGS proteins and the kinases of the GRK family. The effectors include phospholipase C and adenylyl cyclase.

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Educational Details

Learning Resource Type: PowerPoint slides

Context: Undergraduate upper division, graduate, professional (degree program)

Intended Users: Teacher, learner

Intended Educational Use: Teach, learn, plan

Discipline: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology, Structural Biology, Cell Biology

Keywords: G protein-coupled receptor kinases (GRK), regulator of G protein-signaling protein (RGS), G protein effectors, phospholipase C, adenylyl cyclase, G protein-coupled receptors (GPCR)

Technical Details

Format: PowerPoint (ppt)

Size: 3.77 MB

Requirements: Microsoft PowerPoint

Limits for Use

Cost: Free

Rights: This material may be downloaded for noncommercial, course-teaching purposes only, provided credit to STKE is included by listing the citation for the Teaching Resource.


Citation: M. Diverse-Pierluissi, G protein effectors. Sci. STKE 2005, tr13 (2005).

© 2005 American Association for the Advancement of Science

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