Proteincoupled Receptors

Molecular Pharmacology From Academic Concept to Pharmaceutical Research

Georges Vauquelin

Institute for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Free University Brussels, Belgium

Bengt von Mentzer

GI Molecular Pharmacology, AstraZeneca R&D Molndal, Sweden

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Vauquelin, Georges.

G protein-coupled receptors : molecular pharmacology/ Georges Vauquelin and Bengt von Mentzer. p. ; cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-0-470-51647-8 1. G proteins-Receptors. 2. Molecular pharmacology. I. Mentzer, Bengt von. II. Title.

[DNLM: 1. Receptors, G Protein-Coupled-physiology. 2. Drug Design. 3. GTP-Binding Proteins-physiology. 4. Signal Transduction-physiology. QU 55.7 V378g 2007] QP552.G16V38 2007

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Institute for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Free University Brussels, Belgium.


GI Molecular Pharmacology, AstraZeneca R&D Molndal, Sweden.

Institute for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Free University Brussels, Belgium.


Universiteit Brüssel

GI Molecular Pharmacology, AstraZeneca R&D Molndal, Sweden.

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