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'Chemical mimicry'

Microbiome bugs make GPCR-targeting drugs

By Anette Breindl
Senior Science Editor

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) are a very large receptor family targeted by a very large number of endogenous ligands, as well as a respectable fraction of FDA-approved drugs. And by denizens of the human microbiome.

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