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Inactive G alpha (q) reassociates with G beta:gamma

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-750993
Type
Reaction
Species
Homo sapiens
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Summation

The classical model of G-protein signaling suggests that the G-protein dissociates upon GPCR activation. The active G alpha (q) subunit then participates in signaling, until its intrinsic GTPase activity degrades the bound GTP to GDP. The inactive G alpha (q):GDP complex has much higher affinity for the G beta:gamma complex and consequently reassociates.

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