Definition of a cellular signal

Vladimir Matveev vm_spb at my-deja.com
Wed Sep 20 00:24:27 EST 2000


You speak about TWO cells. But signal can be intracellular too. Besides
it would be desirable, that "substances" and "processes" were united by
a single more common term.
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In article <200009190626858.SM00296@[216.220.170.199]>,
  jaymone at paonline.com ("Jay Mone") wrote:
> My definition of a cellular signal is any substance or process which
occurs
> between two cells  which results in a specific cellular response from
one of
> the cells.  For example, the release of a cytokine by one cell, which
is
> taken up by a second cell, resulting in a specific response from the
second
> cell.  I don't know if I've ever seen the term defined.  I'd be
interested
> to know.
>
> Jay Mone'
>
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>


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