Explore BrainMass
Share

Explore BrainMass

    Signaling responses

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    Why do signalling responses that require changes in proteins already present in the cell occur in milliseconds to seconds, whereas responses that involve changes in gene expression usually take hours? Ideas are shown.

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 4:42 pm ad1c9bdddf
    https://brainmass.com/biology/biological-chemistry/signaling-responses-39103

    Solution Preview

    If a protein is already present in the cell, then the effect is usually rapid. Why? Often the effect is a simple phosphorylation or a dephosphorylation event on the protein. This biochemical reaction is simple, and can happen ...

    Solution Summary

    Signaling responses and proteins are correlated.

    $2.19