10 October 2012 14:06 [Source: ICIS news]
Lefkowitz and Kobilka won the prize for discoveries on the inner workings of 'G-protein–coupled receptors' - a family of receptors that enable the body to sense its environment so that it can adapt to new situations, the academy said.
“The studies by Lefkowitz and Kobilka are crucial for understanding how G-protein–coupled receptors function,” it added.
Lefkowitz is from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and
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