Receptor Genes

Some articles on gene, receptor, genes, receptor genes:

National Foundation For Cancer Research - Research Milestones
... These therapies "target" or inhibit the abnormal gene or protein gone haywire that causes abnormal cell growth or cancer ... investigated and elucidated the role of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR), a growth molecule implicated in many cancers ... estrogen, interacts with its protein partner or receptor, and how the two together regulate cell functions such as growth ...
Polysubstance Dependence - Causes - Biological
... There is data to support that some genes contribute to substance dependence ... Some studies have focused on finding genes that predispose the person to be dependent on marijuana, cocaine, or heroin by studying genes that control a person's ... Other researchers found a connection between dopamine receptor genes and dependency on a substance ...

Famous quotes containing the words genes and/or receptor:

    Whether you want it or not,
    your genes have a political past,
    your skin a political tone.
    your eyes a political color.
    you walk with political steps
    on political ground.
    Wislawa Szymborska (b. 1923)

    The disinterest [of my two great-aunts] in anything that had to do with high society was such that their sense of hearing ... put to rest its receptor organs and allowed them to suffer the true beginnings of atrophy.
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