Basics of biology
Cell structure and functions
Excitable tissues
Blood and Immune

Types of receptors and signal transduction

Main concepts

  • Mechanisms of G-protein coupled receptors and ligand-gated channels
  • Mechanism and purpose of signal transduction pathways using phosphorylation cascades and kinases
  • Purpose and function of second messengers

Learning tip: Here’s another example of a lot of detailed processes. Remember what we talked about before and keep referring it back to the big picture and how it all fits in. You want as much of this process to make logical sense to you as possible, rather than just memorising it all.

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