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cell receptor

a protein located either on a cell's surface, in its cytoplasm, or in its nucleus that binds to a specific ligand (typically an ion or a molecule), initiating signal transduction and a change in cellular activity.

cell receptor

Any of the cell membrane proteins or intracellular proteins that react with chemicals, e.g., hormones, circulating in the cell's environment. The reaction triggers the cell's characteristic response to the hormone or other chemical.
See: drug receptor
See also: receptor
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At the core is harvesting stem cells from cancer patients and then cloning into them T cell receptors that are specific for cancer cells.
The researchers will now begin making T cell receptors that target different parts of HIV and that could be used in more genetically matched individuals, he said.
Georgia Tech scientists found that T cell receptors first bind with the antigen on the pathogen-invaded cell.
and increasing incidences of immunological disorders such as Chronic granulomatous disease is adding meaningful growth in global artificial T cell receptors market.
With this algorithm we have a system to identify critical features of T cell receptors that recognize the same antigen and how they interact.
The gene NR2B is part of a brain cell receptor called the NMDA receptor.
ImmuVen's technology focuses on the engineering of T cell receptor proteins for treatments in which classical drugs have proven unsuccessful.
Research on three continents has turned up two new classes of selective pesticides that immobilize and eventually kill many insect species by interfering with a cell receptor unique to the insects.
This and Other Grants Received Provide Revenue Potential of >$1,300,000 over the Next Five Years to Receptor Logic and Will Be Used to Advance Studies of the Therapeutic Effectiveness of T Cell Receptor Mimic (TCRm[TM]) Antibodies in Breast Cancer and Viral Disease.
Ltd's mission is to build China's cell therapy company by leveraging Juno's world-class chimeric antigen receptor and T cell receptor technologies together with WuXi AppTec's R/D and manufacturing platform and local expertise to develop novel cell-based immunotherapies for patients with hematologic and solidorgan cancers.
These studies underscore the potential of AVL-101, which inhibits a key tyrosine kinase critical for B cell-related tumor growth and survival, in the treatment of various hematological cancers without any effect on upstream B Cell Receptor signaling kinases," said Juswinder Singh, Ph.
The results represent the first report describing the effect of long-term cholesterol depletion on this type of cell receptor and suggest that chronic, low cholesterol levels in the brain might trigger anxiety and depression, the scientists say.