Latest G protein coupled receptors Stories
On the road at night or on a tennis court at dusk, the eye can be deceived.
Researchers have published the first highly detailed description of how neurotensin, a neuropeptide hormone which modulates nerve cell activity in the brain, interacts with its receptor.
A new study of the sense of smell lends support to a controversial theory of olfaction: Our noses can distinguish both the shape and the vibrational characteristics of odorant molecules.
A new study by German researchers found that a light-sensitive element that was mixed with the anesthetic propofol was able to be managed by light and the mixture could possibly be used to treat particular eye disorders.
Some physiologists have set their brains about figuring out why some people constantly have cold feet, saying a biological mechanism in a person’s feet might be to blame.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.