cytokines, internalised?

William H. Guilford guilford at
Fri Mar 25 17:14:34 EST 1994

In article <2mupu0$3sv at> MJ Duggan <sgex400 at> writes:

>I know that several (all?) of the growth factors (e.g. NGF) are 
>internalised after they bind to their receptors. But I would
>like to know if this is true for the cytokines as well.

I would suggest that you don't search under the term "cytokine," as substances
from growth factors to interferons to ATP have been referred to with this term.
Search for a specific cytokine.

Good luck!

- Bill

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