Answer to Question #142012 in Cell Biology for christine

Question #142012
what is receptor
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2020-11-06T10:03:53-0500

A receptor is an organ or a cell that is able to respond to light, heat or other external stimulus and transit a signal to a sensory nerve. Examples are the insulin response which regulates the amount of glucose in the blood and taste response that enables one the differentiate the taste if either salty or sugar via the parts of the nerve project into the mucous membrane of the mouth



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