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Chem Biol. 1996 Apr;3(4):229-32.

ATP receptors in sickness, pain and death.

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  • 1Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA.

Abstract

Extracellular ATP elicits biological responses ranging from cell death to synaptic transmission. Recent gene-cloning efforts have uncovered a family of cell-surface ATP receptors, which are potential targets for the development of novel drugs to treat airway and cardiovascular diseases, inflammation and pain.

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