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Receptor signals come in waves

The activity of G-protein-coupled receptors is not limited to the cell surface. Evidence from microscopy points to three temporally, spatially and perhaps functionally distinct waves of signalling by these receptors. See Letter p.534

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Figure 1: One receptor, three signals.

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