Amplification and adaptation in regulatory and sensory systems

Daniel E. Koshland, Albert Goldbeter, Jeffry B. Stock

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Biological systems respond to sensory inputs and changing metabolic conditions both by amplifying signals and by adapting to them. The mechanisms by which these apparently opposing goals are achieved by the chemistry of the cell are described and evaluated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)220-225
Number of pages6
Issue number4556
StatePublished - 1982
Externally publishedYes

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