radioreceptor


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radioreceptor

 [ra″de-o-re-sep´tor]
1. a receptor for the stimuli that are excited by radiant energy, such as light or heat.
2. a receptor that can bind to either a radioligand or an unlabeled ligand; see also radioreceptor assay.

ra·di·o·re·cep·tor

(rā'dē-ō-rē-sep'tŏr),
1. A receptor that normally responds to radiant energy such as light or heat.
2. A receptor used as a binding agent for unlabeled and radiolabeled analyte in a type of competitive binding assay called radioreceptor assay.

radioreceptor

/ra·dio·re·cep·tor/ (-re-sep´ter)
1. a receptor for the stimuli that are excited by radiant energy, such as light or heat.
2. a receptor to which a radioligand can bind.

ra·di·o·re·cep·tor

(rā'dē-ō-rĕ-sep'tŏr)
1. A receptor that normally responds to radiant energy such as light or heat.
2. A receptor used as a binding agent for unlabeled and radiolabeled analyte in a type of competitive binding assay called radioreceptor assay.

ra·di·o·re·cep·tor

(rā'dē-ō-rĕ-sep'tŏr)
1. A receptor that normally responds to radiant energy such as light or heat.
2. A receptor used as a binding agent for unlabeled and radiolabeled analyte in a type of competitive binding assay called radioreceptor assay.

radioreceptor

a receptor for the stimuli that are excited by radiant energy, such as light and heat.
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