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Specificity Mechanism Revealed When Glucagon Receptor Structures Solved

News   Mar 23, 2020 | Original story from the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

 
Specificity Mechanism Revealed When Glucagon Receptor Structures Solved

The active structure of GCGR bound to glucagon (blue and red cartoon, top left corner). The two G proteins that bind to GCGR are shown as surfaces at the bottom. The subunits of Gs are colored orange, gray, and blue. The subunits of Gi are colored red, gray, and blue. Credit: Dr. HAN Shuo.

 
 
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