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Receptor: Definition & Function Video

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What do you call the receptors on the inside of the cell?

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1. Receptors are important for all of the following reasons, EXCEPT which one?

2. Where is the cytoplasmic site of a receptor found?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can expect to be quizzed on things like inner-cellular receptors, the importance of receptors, cytoplasmic sites of receptors, and ligands.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This practice quiz will specifically ask you about:

  • The name of the receptors inside the cell
  • Why receptors are vital
  • The location of cytoplasmic sites in receptors
  • Influences of a cell's reaction to ligands
  • Ligands that obstruct signaling cascades following receptor binding
  • Falsehoods regarding receptors
  • Immune cell requirements for signaling cascades

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the functions of receptors
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the applications of ligands and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on cell receptors

Additional Learning

Read our lesson, Receptor: Definition & Function, to learn an even greater amount about receptors. If you read this lesson, you'll be better versed on topics such as:

  • What receptors are and do
  • The relationship between receptors and ligands
  • Locations of receptors
  • The inner-workings of a receptor's function
  • Ways in which receptors prevent disease
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