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Receptor

Receptor

[ri-sep-ter]
Receptor may refer to:

  • Sensory receptor, in physiology, any structure which, on receiving environmental stimuli, produces an informative nerve impulse
  • Receptor (biochemistry), in biochemistry, a protein molecule that receives and responds to a neurotransmitter, or other substance
  • Receptor (immunology), a molecule on the surface of an immunocyte which binds its ligand

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