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Antonyms for receptor
rɪˈsɛp tərre·cep·tor

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  1. receptornoun

    a cellular structure that is postulated to exist in order to mediate between a chemical agent that acts on nervous tissue and the physiological response

    Antonyms:
    effector

    Synonyms:
    sense organ, sensory receptor

  2. sense organ, sensory receptor, receptornoun

    an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation

    Antonyms:
    effector

    Synonyms:
    sense organ, sensory receptor

How to use receptor in a sentence?

  1. Ripley Ballou:

    Viruses are pretty simple organisms and they all have antigens on their surface that are necessary to get them inside cells, everybody knows what the target for MERS is, it is the core spike protein, which is one of things that targets the cell receptor and allows it to get in. It's a single protein that can be used to induce an immune response.

  2. Robert Kloner:

    Entresto was shown to be better than enalapril (a standard angiostensin receptor blocker) for reducing these adverse outcomes.

  3. Raj Dasgupta:

    When you activate this receptor, it makes you sleepy, many sleep aids that we take work on GABA.

  4. Mansoor Husain:

    This is the first orally-available GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide-1) receptor agonist and that's a pretty big deal, just being able to take a pill every day makes it much more accessible.

  5. Ravindra Gupta:

    We need to understand if we could knock out this (CCR5) receptor in people with HIV, which may be possible with gene therapy.

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