Intracellular receptors

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Intracellular receptors are found in the cytoplasm of the cell and respond to hydrophobic ligand molecules that are able to travel across the plasma membrane. Once inside the cell, many of these molecules bind to proteins that act as regulators of mRNA synthesis to mediate gene expression[1][2].

References

  1. Boundless. “Types of Receptors.” Boundless Biology. Boundless, 26 May. 2016. Retrieved 05 Dec. 2016 from https://www.boundless.com/biology/textbooks/boundless-biology-textbook/cell-communication-9/signaling-molecules-and-cellular-receptors-83/types-of-receptors-381-11607/
  2. Boundless. “Types of Receptors.” Boundless Biology. Boundless, 26 May. 2016. Retrieved 05 Dec. 2016 from https://www.boundless.com/biology/textbooks/boundless-biology-textbook/cell-communication-9/signaling-molecules-and-cellular-receptors-83/types-of-receptors-381-11607/
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