021.1 Hormone: Cell Interaction – Plasma Membrane Response to Extracellular Signal – Action of Prostaglandins and Catecholamines
Instructor: to be arranged
Location: BUSM, K225
Telephone: 617 358-4280
Number of Students: One
Period to be Offered: to be arranged
Description of Elective:
The project would involve some aspect of the biochemistry of interaction of the prostaglandins and catecholamines with cells in culture. The hormone-cell relationship would be determined in terms of hormone binding to the cell surface, response of the cyclic AMP and GMP systems and the control of cell division in normal and transformed human fibroblasts.