Much excitement has resulted from the discovery that phosphatidylinositol and its phosphorylated derivatives are storage forms of messenger molecules that can be released in response to specific extracellular signals. Signal molecules bind to cell surface receptors and the messenger molecules derived from the phosphoinositides couple the signal to a variety of responses within and between cells.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Trends in biochemical sciences|
|State||Published - Apr 1985|