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What are the functions of receptors?

Posted October 24, 2022


Receptors are specialized types of protein molecules found in the cell membrane. They have several vital functions including: 

  • Eliciting immune responses 
  • Facilitating signal transduction
  • Regulating cell binding
  • Inducing cell metabolisms such as cell growth, division, and death
  • Regulating the membrane channels
Additional resources

Functions of Cell Surface Receptors

Cell Meter™ Fluorimetric Fixed Cell Cycle Assay Kit *Red Fluorescence Optimized for Flow Cytometry*

CellPaint™ TSP membrane stain