What are receptors?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 8th Jul, 2014, 05:17: PM

Expert Answer:

Receptors are proteins that are crucial to body’s communication process. Majority of these are embedded in cell membranes. Receptor proteins are embedded in the cell membrane in such a way that their small part possessing active site projects out of the surface of the membrane and opens on the outside region of the cell membrane.

Answered by  | 8th Jul, 2014, 07:17: PM