G-protein meaning

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Any of a class of cell membrane proteins that transmit signals from certain receptors to effector enzymes, enabling the cell to regulate its metabolism in response to hormones and other extracellular stimuli.
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Any of a class of cell membrane proteins that transmit signals from certain receptors to effector enzymes, enabling the cell to regulate its metabolism in response to hormones and other extracellular stimuli.
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Any of a class of cell membrane proteins that transmit signals from certain receptors to effector enzymes, enabling the cell to regulate its metabolism in response to hormones and other extracellular stimuli.
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Any of a class of cell membrane proteins that function as intermediaries between hormone receptors and enzymes that enable the cell to regulate its metabolism in response to hormonal changes.
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Alternative spelling of G protein.
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(biochemistry) Any of a class of proteins, found in cell membranes, that pass signals between hormone receptors and effector enzymes.
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Origin of g-protein