inquiry: Lithium and G-proteins
Michael J Marino
mjmst33+ at pitt.edu
Fri Jul 29 16:09:08 EST 1994
In article <319i1r$l46 at usenet.srv.cis.pitt.edu> mjmst33+ at pitt.edu (Michael J Marino) writes:
>In article <ehom1-280794100451 at image-slave.swarthmore.edu> ehom1 at cc.swarthmore.edu (Erik Forbes Y. Hom) writes:
>explanation of of the therapeutic effects of LiCl. The G-protein binding
>effect is actually quite different. Lithium fluoride is used, and it is
>believed that the F- coordinates with Mg++ to mimick a phospate group.
Sorry, That should have been aluminum. I was confusing it with the
nucleotide binding Mg++. Hope I didn't mislead anyone.
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