G-Protein Coupled Receptors (GPCRs) von Kevin Ahern, PhD

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Über den Vortrag

Der Vortrag „G-Protein Coupled Receptors (GPCRs)“ von Kevin Ahern, PhD ist Bestandteil des Kurses „Physikum Zahnmedizin“. Der Vortrag ist dabei in folgende Kapitel unterteilt:

  • G-Protein Coupled Receptors
  • GPCRs and G-Proteins
  • β-adrenergic Receptor Signaling – Creation of the Second Messenger

Quiz zum Vortrag

  1. They have 7 transmembrane domains.
  2. They bind hormones with their intracellular domain.
  3. They are rare in the human genome.
  4. They bind to ATP molecules.
  1. Results in the production of cAMP by adenylate cyclase.
  2. Causes the α-subunit of a G-protein to become activated with GDP.
  3. Stimulates the phosphatase activity of protein kinase A.
  4. Decreases the levels of cAMP.
  1. The G-protein coupled receptors.
  2. The intracellular receptors.
  3. The second messengers.
  4. The nuclear messengers.
  5. The cytoplasmic messengers.

Dozent des Vortrages G-Protein Coupled Receptors (GPCRs)

 Kevin Ahern, PhD

Kevin Ahern, PhD

Dr. Kevin Ahern is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at Oregon State University (OSU), USA.
He obtained his PhD in Biochemistry from Oregon State University. Currently, he teaches courses for health sciences students at OSU.
He is co-author of three Open Educational electronic textbooks on Biochemistry and a Guide to Getting Into Medical School.
Due to his achievements, he earned OSU’s highest teaching recognition, the Elizabeth P. Ritchie Distinguished Professor Award in 2017.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Ahern teaches courses on Biochemistry and on "How to Get into Medical School”.


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