G proteins in cellular control

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Abstract

In the past year, cDNA cloning has revealed substantial diversity in G protein α, β and γ subunits. The number of cellular functions recognized to be controlled by G proteins is also increasing. Most G proteins are associated with the cytoplasmic surface of the plasma membrane, and molecular mechanisms for membrane association of certain G protein subunits have been defined recently. Mutations in G protein subunits, both artificially induced and naturally occurring, have provided important insights into G protein structure and function.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)203-211
Number of pages9
JournalCurrent Opinion in Cell Biology
Volume4
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cell Biology

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