Definition of receptors in English Dictionary

  • NounBFreceptorPREré-
    1. plural of receptor.
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      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The abscisic acid ligand structure ((+)-ABA; PDB ID: A8S)) was obtained from the ABA-bound pyrabactin resistance domain of the ABA intracellular receptor (PDB ID: 3ZVU [46 ]).
        • These receptors are predominantly diheteromeric GluN1-N2B receptors [8 ,31 ,32 ] whereas those located postsynaptically at the same sites may be largely triheteromeric GluN1-N2A-N2B receptors [8 ].
        • Ang 1–7 and angioprotectin can bind to the Mas receptor (MasR) stimulating vasodilatation, inhibiting oxidative stress, fibrosis and cell proliferation.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Uptake of nonopsonized bacteria by macrophages seems to be mediated dominantly by the mannose receptor.
        • A pronociceptive role has been attributed to these receptors.
        • CRF and related peptides, such as sauvagine, bind to the extracellular regions of CRF 1 R and activate the receptor.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Noun forms
          • Noun plural forms

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      Look-Alike Words
      1. en receptor
      2. en preceptors
      3. en receptory
      4. en acceptors
      5. en exceptors
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      Meaning of receptors for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "receptors" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form.
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