receptor protein n.
An intracellular protein or protein fraction having a high specific affinity for binding agents known to stimulate cellular activity, such as a steroid hormone or cyclic AMP.
[ree-sept] /ˈri sɛpt/ noun 1. an idea formed by the repetition of similar percepts, as successive percepts of the same object. /ˈriːsɛpt/ noun 1. (psychol) an idea or image formed in the mind by repeated experience of a particular pattern of sensory stimulation
[sur-tuh-fi-key-shuh n, ser-tif-uh-] /ˌsɜr tə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən, sərˌtɪf ə-/ noun 1. the act of . 2. the state of being . 3. a statement. 4. the writing on the face of a check by which it is . 5. Law. a attesting the truth of some statement or event. /ˌsɜːtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun 1. the act of […]
[sur-tuh-fahy] /ˈsɜr təˌfaɪ/ verb (used with object), certified, certifying. 1. to attest as certain; give reliable information of; confirm: He certified the truth of his claim. 2. to testify to or vouch for in writing: The medical examiner will certify his findings to the court. 3. to guarantee; endorse reliably: to certify a document with […]
[ri-ses, ree-ses] /rɪˈsɛs, ˈri sɛs/ noun 1. temporary withdrawal or cessation from the usual work or activity. 2. a period of such withdrawal. 3. a part or space, as a bay or alcove in a room. 4. an indentation in a line or extent of coast, hills, forest, etc. 5. recesses, a secluded or inner […]