transmembrane domains

Steve Alexander Steve.Alexander at nottingham.ac.uk
Mon Mar 30 06:35:00 EST 1998


Simon Hoffenberg wrote:
> 
> Dear netters,
> 
> If there is more than 1 transmembrane domain in a protein, what are the
> combinations? For example, 7 domains in receptors coupled to G-proteins or
> 12 in adenylate cyclase. Is it possible to have 2 or 8-9 domains? 

P2X-purinoceptors are thought to be ion channels made up of pentamers
with 2 TM domains.

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