Adaptor proteins are cell signalling proteins, which enable the continued transduction of a cell signal. These proteins usually bridge a gap between two other proteins in the signalling pathway allowing the continued propagation of the signal to give rise to a cellular response.
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- ↑ http://www.sabiosciences.com/pathway.php?sn=Ras_Pathway