Seeking receptor information

Dennis Goode GOODE at ZOOL.UMD.EDU
Tue May 30 10:29:53 EST 1995


Dear Toukie,

I believe the toxin ricin acts this way and can be coupled to 
antibodies to target specific cell types. It is extremely toxic, 
killing cells at very low molecules/cell ratios.

Dennis Goode

> To:             
proteins at net.bio.net
> From:           toukie at zui.unizh.ch (Hr Dr. S. Shapiro)
> Subject:        Seeking receptor information
> Date sent:      Wed, 24 May 1995 07:16:06 GMT

> Dear Colleagues;
> 
>      Does anyone know of a small molecular-weight molecule which, when bound
> to a (specific) receptor on a cell surface, is capable of eliciting leakage
> of cytoplasmic contents and eventually inhibition of cell growth or cell death?
> If so, kindly send details, inlcuding relevant references, to me at
>  
>                           toukie at zui.unizh.ch
> 
>      Thaks in advance to all responders.
> 
> 
> Sincerely,
> 
> S. Shapiro
> ZH
> toukie at zui.unizh.ch
> 
> 



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