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Detailed, peer-reviewed pharmacological, functional and pathophysiological information on human, mouse and rat G Protein-Coupled Receptors, Voltage- and Ligand-Gated Ion Channels, Nuclear Hormone Receptors and selected Enzymes, including all Protein Kinases.

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* Orphans are defined as proteins having similarity to receptors but whose endogenous ligands have not yet been conclusively identified.

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