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Modern technology allows one to peek inside the brain, seeing what olfactory receptors activate in response to what odors.
Strong evidence of ACE2 receptors on beta cells could confirm the long-standing suspicion that viruses trigger diabetes.
They contain mutations that appear to enhance the virus’s ability to bind to human receptor cells.Coronavirus mutations add urgency to vaccination effort as experts warn of long battle ahead|Joel Achenbach, Ariana Eunjung Cha|January 30, 2021|Washington Post
They then tapped synthetic biology to make mosquito odor receptors from scratch using DNA.Scientists Made a Biohybrid Nose Using Cells From Mosquitoes|Shelly Fan|January 26, 2021|Singularity Hub
Yet like THC, CBG appears to interact directly with the cannabinoid receptors in our brains, making it more effective than CBD — which does not share this mechanism.
Once in the system, it binds with opioid receptor cells that send endorphins shooting through the body.
The Miraculin binds to the sweet receptor in your mouth and makes sour, or acidic foods taste incredibly sweet.
Particular versions of dopamine receptor genes have been associated with higher physical activity and lower body mass index.
But unlike alcohol, Xanax only affects one specific type of brain receptor.Whitney Houston’s Death: Xanax and Alcohol, Lethal Duo|Casey Schwartz|February 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In newborns of depressed or anxious mothers, a 2008 study found, this stress-hormone-receptor gene also tends to be silenced.
But it was several kilometers from the gas receptor end to the people end of the asteroid.
Michael Blades was outside, overseeing the installation of a receptor, when his earplug buzzed.
The observatory's multiple-receptor receiver had been stepped up to maximum amplification.Operation: Outer Space|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Within an hour a complete television sending apparatus was placed within the field and a receptor screen set up in the laboratory.Empire|Clifford Donald Simak
He snapped up, at the bargain price of ten credits, the receptor that Plato offered.Runaway|William Morrison